April 06, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded immediate release of Nasru Minallah, The Express Tribune correspondent, who has been allegedly detained by security agencies.
The PFUJ said in a statement that Minallah and his family have been among the IDPs and were detained when while returning to their home in Miran Shah.
They statement said the journalist’s father who is a correspondent for Dawn and other family members were released later but Minallah was shifted to an unknown location.
“Minallah is still in custody of the security agencies and journalists organizations are making all out efforts to get him released,” the statement said.
Journalists have been supporting the fight against terrorists and have sacrificed a number of lives for the cause; so detaining a journalist is a great concern for the union, it said.
The unions of journalists throughout the country have demand immediate release of the detained journalist.