Fawad Chaudhry uses slurs against TV anchor over allegations of conspiracy against current set up

Updated 04 Jun, 2019 12:32pm

Images Staff

We hope the minister will address allegations against him in a civil manner. We expect nothing less of our ministers.

Last night Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry parted ways with good conduct as he took to Twitter to lash out at a TV anchor using slurs.

A day earlier, TV anchor Sami Abraham posted a video on social media in which he alleged that a plot to oust Imran Khan and to weaken the Pakistan Army was being orchestrated.

Ibrahim alleged that number of players were bringing together a number of factors in order to achieve the goal of this plot, implying that an elaborate conspiracy against the country's leadership was in the works.

Ibrahim further alleged that even some from within the PTI were a part of this so-called plot and without offering any concrete proof to support his accusation, implicated Fawad Chaudhry in the video.

On Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry called out Sami Ibrahim over these allegations, but instead of initiating a rebuttal in a civil and rational manner, the minister resorted to slurs and insulting language against the anchor.

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time the minister has resorted to misbehaviour in an attempt to get his point across.

Months before, the minister had come under fire for a tasteless tweet about lawmaker Sherry Rehman.

No one can deny Fawad Chaudhry the right to respond and rebut such preposterous allegations made against him, but at the same time it doesn't behoove him as a minister, an MNA, and a civilised human being, that he resort to such unparliamentary language and unethical manner to make his point.

We hope the minister will take up the allegations levelled against him in a proper, rational and civil manner. And we expect nothing less of our ministers.