FIR Registered Against Pemra, Geo Tv Owner & Anchors

Pemra the watchdog, who had recently banned Amir Liquat for hate speech is now under some allegations. Reports suggest that a complaint has been registered against Get tv’s owner, their channels two anchors and Pemra’s chairman.

According to The Express Tribune, FIR No 24/17 was lodged on the complaint filed on January 25 by a citizen, Gul Khan –a resident of Steel Town. The complainant said Najam Sethi and Muneeb Farooq in Geo TV’s show ‘Aapas Ki Baat’ ‘hatched a conspiracy’ by hurling baseless allegations against the military, government and judiciary.

He claim both anchorpersons did it on the behest of the channel’s owner while Pemra chairman was also involved in the act as he did not take any action against the channel. “Pemra does not take any action against shows in which Pakistan Army, judiciary, government and security institutions are maligned,” he charged.

Rimsha Butt