Watch: Protesters throw ink at Pakistan PM Imran Khan's special assistant outside Lahore court

WION Web Team
LAHORE Published: Mar 15, 2021, 05:02 PM(IST)

Shahbaz Gill Photograph:( Twitter )

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Talking to reporters after the incident, Shahbaz said that "we are Imran Khan's followers, we will not take revenge. We will, instead, teach you values."

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's special assistant Shahbaz Gill was attacked with eggs and ink at the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday.

According to the reports, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers threw two eggs and black ink at Gill inside the court premises.

Talking to reporters after the incident, Shahbaz said that "They are throwing the ink of their own black actions. We will not return 10 slaps in place of one. We will not curse in return for curses. We are Imran Khan's followers, we will not take revenge. We will, instead, teach you values."

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He termed this act as gunda gardi (hooliganism).

He had tweeted an hour earlier than the incident suggesting that he knew of a deliberate assault.

“Will be presenting myself before the honourable judges at the Lahore High Court at 2:00 pm today,” he had written on Twitter. 

Gill remained unhurt, however, a few drops of the ink landed on his face and palms, TV footage showed.

(With inputs from agencies)

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