May 20, 2016
ISLAMABAD - Reenactment of crime scenes on television channels are to be banned at the start of Ramzan, Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Absar Alam announced Friday.
He said at a news conference that revealing identity of rape victims, and murder and suicide scenes will also not be allowed.
Television channels violating the new regulations will be shut down for a month and if the offence is repeated, the case will be sent to PEMRA board that could permanently close down the erring channel, Alam said.
The News, August 30, 2018