A case against TV channels and some people has been filed for broadcasting blasphemous content against the Ahle Bait at the City Police Station Mianwali.
On the other hand, Sargodha’s sessions’ court set aside verdict until June 7 on an appeal registered against 20 TV channels, the information and broadcasting minister, Pemra officials and cable operators.
Furthermore, appeals have been registered with the Gujranwala district and sessions judge and Sialkot DPO to register cases against ARY Chief Executive Salman Iqbal, Mubashar Lucman, Haji Jan Muhammad, ARY director Muhammad Iqbal, director Muhammad Mehboob, director Anwar Maqsood, Dunya TV Chief Executive Mian Amir Mehmood, Samaa TV CEO Naveed Siddiqui, Express News CEO Sultan Ali Lakhani, Amjad Sabri, Zaki Zaman and others.
Today District and Sessions judge, Syed Tauqir Bokhari, will hear the petition. An appeal against the TV channels was registered by a citizen, Prof Shahid Mehmood, in Sialkot. In a village of Sargodha, Fatima Jinnah Colony; a resident Muhammad Ilyas Qadri filed an appeal against the information minister, Pemra officials, cable operators, ARY, Express, Dunya News, Samaa TV, Aab Taak TV and Geo TV owners and others in the sessions’ court.
In Mianwali, Falak Sher Awami, filed a petition and case was registered against ARY CEO Salman Iqbal, journalist Mubashar Lucman, anchor Nida Yasir, Amjad Farid Sabri qawwal, Samaa TV CEO, Dr Shaista Lodhi, Veena Malik, Asad Bashir Khattak and other responsible persons of Geo on the orders of district and sessions judge Sohail Ikram.