May 01, 2019
Published 17 days ago
KARACHI – Personnel of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) assaulted News One TV journalist Shaukat Korai in the premises of Sindh High Court on April 27.
The Pakistan Press Foundation reported that the journalist was making footage of suspects brought for hearing.
However, a CTD officer approached Korai and told him he was not allowed to make footage and insisted that he delete it.
The journalist pointed out that the High Court had permitted them to cover the events on its premises.
He was then surrounded by some other CTD officers, who snatched his cell phone and tried to take him to the station. His clothes were also torn off by the officers.
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