WEB DESK: A Pakistan fan of Indian batsman Virat Kohli was arrested on Tuesday for hoisting an Indian flag on his rooftop in Punjab.
According to Indian media, The boy identified as Umar Draz from Okara district of Punjab province was arrested by the police on a complaint as the law enforcement officials raided his home.
When asked why he had hoisted an Indian tri-colour on top of his home, Draz told the reporters “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 apologised for the act and said he did not know it was a crime. He urged the authorities to pardon him as he was ‘an Indian cricketer’s fan and not as spy’.
Poster size photographs of Kohli were also found pasted on the walls of his house.