Imran Khan praised me for slapping Daniyal Aziz, says PTI's Naeemul HaqueArchive
Under-fire Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader (PTI) Naeemul Haque who earlier this week lost his temper on a TV show and slapped PML-N's Daniyal Aziz said on Thursday that party chief Imran Khan had lauded his outburst.
Haque and Aziz, in an appearance on Geo TV's 'Aapas Ki Baat' programme at the Islamabad studio, traded barbs when some remarks made by Aziz apparently infuriated Haque, who then slapped the privatisation minister.
A video clip shows the PTI leader slapping Aziz, saying: "How dare you [Aziz] call me a thief, you should be ashamed of yourself."
Aziz appeared visibly stunned after the incident.
In a video shared by Dunya News on Twitter, Haque said: "This person (Aziz) attacked Imran Khan's character ? and he kept doing it, and then lying, and when he called me a thief, slapping him was a natural response," he explained.
"Imran Khan praised me, saying that I did the right thing because he had been spitting venom for a long time."
"All the PTI's supporters have lauded the move," he added.