Umar Akmal Files Damages Suit Against Traffic Warden

Umar Akmal, who has been selected as Pakistan's wicketkeeper-batsman for the ODI series in Sri Lanka next month and has also made a comeback to the Test side for the two Tests there, had been detained for traffic violations and misbehavior earlier this year.

updated: July 15, 2014 21:06 IST
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A file photo of Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal.

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Karachi: Young Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has triggered off a new controversy by filing a suit for damages against a traffic warden, Zeeshan, who detained him for traffic violations and misbehavior earlier this year.

Umar filed an application on Tuesday in a local sessions court in the presence of additional and sessions judge, Judge Safdar Ali Bhatti.

"I was out of the country when my father was forced to submit a written apology to the traffic warden although the case was still pending in court," Umar told PTI.

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