MULTAN - Unidentified miscreants pelted stones on the car of Punjab Auqaf Minister Haji Ehsan Uddin Qureshi as a result of which the windscreen of the car developed cracks here in Nala Wali Muhammad area on Friday.
The minister, however, remained safe as he was not in the car at the time of incident.
The minister had gone to the Nala Wali Muhammad area to condole the death of his political supporter. Police high-ups rushed to the spot after learning about the incident and investigated the matter. Haji Ehsan Uddin claimed that unidentified persons shot fires on his car. He said that it was the conspiracy of anti-democracy powers to stop the march of the PML-N in the area. However, police sources refuted the claim and said that it was just a stone that hit the windshield of the car. A police team is still investigating the incident.
Online adds: Punjab Minister for Religious Affairs Haji Ehsanuddin Qureshi survived an attack here on Friday.
The minister’s car was fired upon by unidentified assailants.
Qureshi escaped unhurt while his car was damaged by the bullets.
Speaking to media afterwards he said that he will not so easily be frightened. “I will not be scared by such cowardly attacks.”
Qureshi reaffirmed his desire to fight in the upcoming elections.
Meanwhile, police told a priavte TV channel that someone had thrown stones at the MPA’s car which caused cracks in the windscreen of the car.