Iqrar ul Hassan and three members of his team were tortured by officers of a federal agency. Iqrar ul Hassan has sustained severe injuries but is out of danger. He and his team were beaten because they exposed the corruption of an officer.
Journalist community and celebrities have come out in support of Iqrar ul Hassan and has condemned the attack on his life. They have asked the government to take action against the involved elements. Five officers have been suspended after the debacle.