Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal had to spend a day in the Gulberg police station in Lahore for for allegedly thrashing a traffic warden and tearing his uniform after being stopped for violating a signal. The right-handed batsman was released on bail the following day.
"We are not terrorists and we know and respect the law of the land but this is not the way to treat a Pakistan player like an ordinary criminal for a incident which has been blown out of proportion," said Kamran Akmal, also a member of the Pakistani natioanl cricket team.
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