IHC seeks reprot from IG Islamabad on violence agaisnt court reporters

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Islamabad (Muhammad Basharat) Islamabad High Court (IHC) has sought report from IG Police Islamabad on violence agaisnt the court reporters by the accused persons in Accountability Court (AC).

IHC took notice of the incident on the plea from Islamaabad High Court Journalists Association (IHC JA) .

The court ordered IG Islamabad should present reprot about AC incident.

Chief Justice (CJ) IHC Athar Minallah ordered registriar high court to call report from IG Islamabad;

President IHCJA Saqib Bashir, Jahangir Aslam, secretary general Zeeshan Syed and Ahtesham Kiani appeared in the court.

IHC JA President Saqib Bashir told the court the accused subjected our journalsits to torture in AC in the presence of police. Such incidents of violence against the journalists are occuring frequently in district court Islamabad and AC .

He prayed the court to issue order in this regard so that the safety of the journalists working in the field could become ensured.