Umar Akmal arrested for thrashing traffic warden

Umar Akmal was taken to the police station and charged under sections 186, 279 and 353 of the Pakistan Penal Code (for obstructing in the official work, tearing police uniform, and misbehaving and hurling threats) was registered against him.

updated: February 01, 2014 17:51 IST
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Lahore: Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal was on Saturday arrested for allegedly thrashing a traffic warden and tearing his uniform after he was stopped for violating a signal, here.

Police said the cricketer had a face-off with traffic warden Zeshan at Gulberg's Firdous market area here.

Umar, 23, the youngest of the Akmal brothers, was challaned for the offence by the warden, which led to the argument.

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