Pakistani Court Declares Jang/Geo Owner Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman an Absconder

Sialkot Court Declares Jang/Geo Owner Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman an Absconder | PakistanTribe.com

Sialkot Court Declares Jang/Geo Owner Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman an Absconder | PakistanTribe.comKHANEWAL – The owner of Pakistan’s largest media group, Jang/Geo, Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman declared ‘absconder’ alongwith TV host & model Shaista Lodhi, Veena Malik, Asad Khattak and others, PakistanTribe.com reported.

According to the PakistanTribe (PT) correspondent from Khanewal, local Civil Judge Abid Islam’s court announce the latest development on Wednesday.

Khanewal Police record show that case against Jang/Geo owner, TV host Shaista Lodhi, Pakistani and Bollywood actress Veena Malik, Asad Khattak and others had registered in Sialkot City Police Station.

The case say that Mir Shakil, Shaista Lodhi, Veena Malik, Asad Khattak and others were responsible of blasphemy.

Earlier, a local court of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) sentenced Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman, over a broadcast showing controversial content.

“The malicious acts of the proclaimed offenders ignited the sentiments of all the Muslims in the country … which cannot be taken lightly and there is need to strictly curb such tendency,” an anti-terror court in the city of Gilgit had said in its verdict.

The channel’s owner, the host of the morning show and two guests were ordered to pay fines of $16,600, surrender their passports and sell their properties.

In June, the state media regulator shut Geo News for 15 days and imposed a $101,500 fine. The channel also publicly apologised for reporting against the ISI.

Pakistan’s blasphemy law allows anyone to file a complaint alleging their religious feelings have been hurt.


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