Aleem Iqbal calls himself "Lord Aleem", and works for his father's luxury car hire firm. Iqbal enjoys showing off the access he has to expensive cars, often boasting about the life he lives on social media - what else would we expect from someone who has a nickname for himself.
According to the Birmingham Mail, hours after taking delivery of a £550,000 Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster, Iqbal was pulled over by police in Digbeth, England. What transpired after the police stopped Iqbal is the type of spoiled rich kid nonsense that will make blood shoot out of your eyes.
Iqbal goes over to the police, apparently filming everything with his phone and proceeds to run his mouth without a care in the world.
"Why you lookin' at me? Trust me bro my shoes are probably more worth more than your ***** wages"
After the police for some reason just drive away, Iqbal gets the crowd going a bit by boasting that he never even received a ticket.
"Ah he never gave me no paperwork - what's he gonna do?"
Before driving away he promises that the encounter should be on YouTube that night.
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As Jaopnik's David Tracy concludes so eloquently, that’s just a dick move on so many levels, and it ranks among the worst aspects of car culture - the entitled rich kid in a supercar who needs to make clear to everyone how much better he is than the rest of us.
Hours later, he realized it was indeed a 'dick move" tweeting his apology.. Iqbal justified being an asshole by saying he's just 21, so that makes everything ok.
I am not perfect. Nor are you. We can only live and learn and better ourselves. You have to remember I'm 21 and still have lots to learn.— Lord Aleem (@aleem_official) June 28, 2016
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Iqbal's spokesperson then released a statement saying that Iqbal apologizes, and tries to again justify Iqbal's behavior by saying the he was "harassed" - of course he was.
Having had time to reflect on what happened and having spoken to his family, Aleem would and also like to apologise to the police officers involved for the way the situation escalated.
Aleem would like to stress that what wasn’t shown in the video was the police officers involved harassing him and forcing him to pull over for ‘having cars follow him’.
Yes, Aleem admits he can get carried away from time to time and said: ‘I’m tired of being harassed by police just because I’m young and drive nice cars. Although that doesn’t excuse my behaviour towards the police officers in the video, I hope this paints a clearer picture as to why I reacted the way that I did.’