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Virat Kohli’s fan in Pakistan detained for hoisting Indian Flag on house rooftop

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New Delhi: In a dramatic and rather unfortunate turn of events, a Pakistan fan of Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli’ landed in trouble after he hoisted the Indian flag at his home in Lahore, during the first T20 match between India and Australia on Tuesday.

Umar Draz, a huge fan of stylish cricket Kohli, ,was arrested on a complaint that he was hoisted the Indian tri-colour as police raided his home yesterday.

Poster size photographs of Kohli were also pasted on the walls of his house.

As per the media reports, a police official, Muhammad Jamil, said: “We raided the house of Umar Draz and seized the Indian flag from his roof-top.”

Officer also added that the police have arrested Draz and registered a case under the Maintenance of Public Order.

However, Draz in his defense told reporters that: “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.”

Later, Draz even requested authorities to pardon him. He said he should be seen as “an Indian cricketer’s fan and not as a spy”.

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