Senior journalist Ayaz Amir became attacked with the aid of using unidentified guys in Lahore, a non-public TV channel said on Thursday.
Ayaz Amir Attack:
Amir changed into leaving the workplace of a non-public TV channel positioned at Lahore’s Abbott Road when unidentified guys attacked him. The attackers also grabbed his wallet and mobile phone. A visibly distressed Amir, with bruises on his face, stated his automobile changed into intercepted with the aid of using an automobile as he left his workplace after recording his Tv show. A guy sporting a face mask emerged from the automobile and collared my driver.
As I puzzled the guy, more than one different guy additionally arrived with the aid of using my side, opened the door of my automobile and unleashed blows on my face, and dragged me out of the automobile,” Amir stated. He stated the guys additionally resorted to assaulting him on the road. Since it became a busy road, human beings started gathering, he stated, including that the attackers then made off with his cell wallet, mobile phone, and pockets. Pictures on Twitter confirmed the journalist sitting in an automobile together and his blouse torn.
As quickly as the incident changed, a Punjab Police spokesperson stated that the inspector-trendy had summoned a record of the incident from the capital metropolis police officer. The IG directed the CCPO to use secure metropolis cameras to identify the culprits and ensure their arrest. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif condemned the incident and ordered Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz to preserve a high-degree investigation.
Suspects have to be introduced earlier than the regulation as quickly as possible. Journalism and safety of newshounds have to be ensured,” stated PM Shehbaz. PTI Chairman Imran Khan additionally condemned the assault in “most powerful terms” in an assertion launched on Twitter. “Pakistan falling into the most destructive
kind of fascism with brutality and fake FIRs against newshounds, competition politicians, citizens. When the country loses all moral authority, it motels to violence,” claimed the previous high minister. The incident comes only a day after Amir delivered a speech at a seminar, which changed into additionally attended with the aid of using PTI Chairman Imran Khan, prepared with the aid of using the Islamabad High Court Bar consortium on the subject.
‘Rule Change and its Fallout on Pakistan.’
In his speech, elements of which went viral on social media and had been extensively shared with the aid of using senior newshounds as well, Amir criticized the position of the country’s navy established order while additionally declaring errors devoted with the aid of using Imran Khan at some stage in his reign because the country’s high minister.