August 17, 2017
ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Police Wednesday booked 20 PML-N supporters for beating up and snatching valuables from journalists covering former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s recent rally.
Dawn reported that a case has been registered at the Aabpara Police Station following a complaint by Safdar Ali Klasra, a television reporter.
The complainant stated he was assaulted by a group of 20 rally participants near Faizabad Interchange.
“The attackers snatched my two mobile phones and started deleting photographs and video clips from them,” the FIR stated. One of the attackers hit him with a weapon.
The assailants also beat up two of Klasra’s colleagues – Benazir Madhi and Nayla Afsar - who tried to rescue him. Both of them fainted.
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