Politicians have often been accused of misusing the power given to them to reap the benefits of VIP treatment. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik’s arrogance received a rude shock from co-passengers, who were allegedly kept waiting for two and a half hours, aboard PIA’s flight PK-370 when they barred him from boarding the flight.
Adding to his embarrassment, a video shot by a passenger captured the whole drama where irate passengers accused Malik and another politician Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwan of the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz, for the delay went viral on the internet today.
PIA passengers throw Rehman Malik off the flight. by He also added that it was the airline’s fault and not his as the delay was due to a technical reason.
Anger against the former interior minister quickly poured on to the popular micro-blogging website, Twitter. The incident sparked a debate regarding the misuse of VIP treatment given to politicians leading to blatant disregard for public.