A Pakistani die hard fan of Indian batsman Virat Kohli was arrested for hoisting the Indian tri-colour at his roof in Punjab Province. The man had done so to show his love for the batsman.
Umar Draz, from Okara district of Punjab province, about 200 km from Lahore, was arrested on a complaint that he hoisted the Indian flag atop his house as police raided his home on Tuesday.
“We raided the house of Umar Draz and seized the Indian flag from his rooftop,” Muhammad Jamil, a police official, said.
“I am a big fan of Virat Kohli. I support the Indian team because of Kohli. Hoisting of Indian flag on the rooftop of house only shows my love for the Indian cricketer,” Draz told reporters.
A case was registered against Daraz under Section 123-A of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and provisions of the Maintenance of Public Order. Daraz was presented in court on Tuesday and remanded in police custody.