The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) imposed a fine of Rs1 million on Hum TV for airing ‘objectionable content’.
The leading entertainment channel aired an episode titled ‘Chewing Gum’ for its drama series ‘Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain’ having objectionable and indecent content on January 29.
Due to the violation of Pemra clause, Hum TV has been fined Rs. 1 million, which is to be paid within 3 weeks of its issuance. PEMRA warned the channel to be careful while selecting the themes for its content and to consider the values and social norms of Pakistan.
ہم ٹی وی کے ڈرامہ "کتنی گرہیں باقی ہیں" میں غیر شائستہ مواد نشر کرنے پر پیمرا کا ٹی وی چینل کو دس لاکھ روپے جرمانہ pic.twitter.com/E59J36u4SY
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) March 31, 2017