April 13, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Regulator PEMRA’s Council of Complaints Sindh has recommended fines of Rs200,000 and Rs300,000 on Abb Takk and Channel 24 respectively for airing baseless, unverified and defamatory content against IGP Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja.
The police boss had filed a complaint seeking action against the channels.
Proceedings in light of the complaint against Channel 24 reporter Zille-e-Haider and Abb Takk program Benaqab hosted by Saifan Khan were held on February 8 and March 29 respectively.
Both channels have been directed to air apology in their 6:00 pm news bulletins through a news anchor in the same manner and magnitude as the fake news aired by them.
The two channels have also been told to run tickers repeatedly between 6:00 and 7:00 pm the day the apology is aired.
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Ahmed Ali Khan, former editor-in-chief of Dawn, died in Karachi on 13 March 2007. Born in 1924 in Bhopal, his association with Dawn began in Delhi in 1946 and ended in Karachi in 2004. He also served as editor of the Pakistan Times, Lahore. He was with Dawn for nearly 42 years — 28 of them as editor/chief editor.
The Muslim, Islamabad’s first English language newspaper, was launched in 1979 by Agha Murtaza Poya.