PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat requires MSR’s launch
LAHORE: Citing Jang Geo Media Group’s companies for the nation, Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat on Monday demanded Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman be launched on bail.
He talked about the companies of MSR’s media group for the nation and the folks, calling for the Editor-in-Chief of the Jang Geo Media Group’s launch.
Talking concerning the upcoming cupboard assembly, he mentioned that the allegations towards MSR must be weighed towards the companies that Jang Geo Media Group had rendered for Pakistan. Shujaat mentioned that the cupboard will discover that the companies of the media group for Pakistan are far larger than the allegations towards it.
The PML-Q chief mentioned that it was towards the rules of humanity that on the one hand, Geo, Jang, and The News have been offering plenty with information and all the newest updates relating to the coronavirus whereas however, MSR’s bodily remand was being sought.
He mentioned that regardless of MSR’s arrest, Roznama Jang, The News and Geo have been masking all the newest information and updates relating to the coronavirus. This, he mentioned, was proof of MSR and his father, Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman’s loyalty in direction of the nation.
Arrest and the case
NAB had on March 12 arrested MSR in reference to property allegedly purchased illegally from a authorities entity greater than 34 years in the past.
According to a Jang Group spokesperson, the property was in truth purchased from a personal occasion 34 years in the past and all proof of this was given to NAB and authorized necessities fulfilled, resembling responsibility and taxes.
According to the spokesperson, the looks earlier than NAB was in relation to a call-up discover for the verification of the criticism, but an arrest was made. Islamabad High Court’s latest judgment towards NAB’s violation of the nation’s legislation and a violation of NAB’s personal rules has been dedicated.
“In the past 18 months, NAB has sent our reporters, producers, and editors — directly and indirectly — over a dozen notices, threatening a shutdown of our channels (via PEMRA) due to our reporting and our programmes on NAB,” mentioned the spokesperson.
“In its defense, NAB has in writing said it is a constitutionally protected institution that cannot be criticised. NAB has also, through several means, tried to persuade the group to step back, to stop stories, among other measures in its favor at the expense of the full truth.”
“The Group will not stop any reporters, producers or anchors from any story that is on merit and at the same time will include NAB’s version. In this case, NAB denies all allegations above and claims they are independently pursuing all cases and have not been asked to do by the democratically elected government,” the spokesperson added.