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KARACHI (PAK TIMES): The membership of PTI’s MPA Dr Imran Shah has been suspended by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for a month for thrashing a citizen during traffic brawl in Karachi on August 14.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s newly elected member National Assembly, Najeeb Haroon, confirmed that the membership of member provincial assembly Mr Shah has been suspended for a month.

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“Due to the seriousness of the matter, a suspension by the organization [PTI] is warranted for a period of one month with immediate effect. Final action will be based on the recommendations of the Disciplinary Committee,” he said.

Member Provincial Assembly of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Shah drew strong backlash on the social media after the video of him brutally thrashing a citizen went viral on popular websites like Facebook and Twitter.

A lot of people online demanded suspension of membership of the party leader while some called upon the party to withdraw him as a legislator from the provincial legislature.