LAHORE: Incensed lawyers and citizens assaulted Gullu Butt, the man who had mercilessly vandalized public property and vehicles during police-PAT clash on Tuesday, when he was brought to a local court, ARY News reported Thursday.
Enraged protesters collared Gullu when was brought by the police at the LHC for remand and assaulted him. Police intervened but citizens had already penetrated the security layer and got the hold of Gullu to vent their anger.
Sensing the situation, police moved him towards a nearby rickshaw and left, without producing him before the court.
Gullu, while attacking public property and leading a police team during Pakistan Awami Tehreek and police brutal clash near Mihajul Quran Secretariat in Model Town, was captured by several TV channels vandalizing stationary vehicles and ransacking shops in the surrounding.
After being manhandled at the court, police later said they had shifted Gullu to a safe location. They added that Gullu did not sustain serious injuries.