Imran Riaz Khan, a TV news anchor, has been arrested several times during the Shahbaz regime. He was first arrested for making inflammatory statements against the army, then released and then arrested outside the courtroom and was currently out on bail. Now once again the investigating agency has arrested him.
Arrested, released, arrested again: PM Shahbaz considers Pakistani journalist as enemy?
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Pakistan The Shahbaz government is trying hard to suppress the opponents. Surprisingly, PM shehbaz sharif It is as if they have considered journalists as their enemies. At least that is what it seems from what happened with a journalist – where the Pakistani investigative agency first arrested him, then released him and later arrested him again. The investigating agency alleges that the journalist has tried to incite people.
Imran Riaz is a news anchor whom the Shahbaz government considers its critic. The journalist had allegedly given statements promoting violence, after which he was arrested from Lahore. Pakistani investigative agency alleges that Riyaz tried to incite people against government institutions. The lawyer of the journalist told that Riyaz was arrested from Allama Iqbal International Airport. The cybercrime wing of the investigating agency has arrested the journalist.
Arrested on ‘provocative statement’
In the FIR registered against the journalist, it has been said that he tried to incite people in public, which comes under the jurisprudence of the cybercrime wing. The report said that his statement was shared nationally and internationally. Even before this Rizay Khan has been arrested. He was arrested in July by agencies working under the Shahbaz government. Later, the Lahore High Court granted him bail.
Opposition to Shahbaz, supporter of Imran
According to media reports, it has been said in the FIR that Imran Riaz had made statements against the army. He is considered an opponent of Shahbaz and a supporter of Imran Khan. The Pakistani investigative agency arrested him from Islamabad in July. Imran Riaz is an anchor at Express News, which has three million subscribers on YouTube. He was later released by a court in the Punjab province, but soon after that he was arrested from outside the courtroom. After this he was again granted bail by the High Court and now once again he has been arrested.
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