AC 'flees' flour point to avoid protesters' wrath in Taunsa.

DERA GHAZI KHAN -- The assistant commissioner (AC) and his guards had to flee a flour distribution centre set up at Sulaiman Stadium, Taunsa Sharif, to avoid the wrath of people who were angry over denial of the commodity promised to them free of cost by the government.

According to eyewitnesses, a woman who was angry over non-provision of the free flour at the centre, pulled off the waistcoat of AC Amir Khan Jalbani, who was supervising the distribution process, and was manhandled by the officer's guard.

Reacting to the incident, an angry mob pushed the guard, who fell onto the ground, while some of the protesters attacked the AC's official vehicle and deflated its tyres.

The woman then started waving the AC's waistcoat and shouted slogans against the government.

The eyewitnesses said the guard manhandled the woman as she refused to return the waistcoat.

Meanwhile, the AC managed to flee the scene to avoid wrath of the mob, they said.

Later, a heavy police contingent reached the spot and got the stadium vacated after dispersing the protesters.

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