Journalists’ harassment case

FIA, PEMRA heads summoned

Statesman Report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) summoned on Monday the heads of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Islamabad police and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in a case pertaining to the harassment of journalists.

A three-member bench of the top court, led by Justice Ijazul Ahsan, took up the suo motu case. The bench also summoned the attorney general and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) advocate general at the next hearing.

The bench also sought a report from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) registrar regarding the status of pending cases of media persons. After issuing these directives, the top court adjourned the hearing of the case for two weeks.