Abdul Jabbar Umrani

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case closed by Judicial Migestriate-7 Quetta

Summary of Case

"On Feb 23, 21 Federal Investigation Agency arrested GTV sohbatpur reporter Abdul Jabbar Umrani outside Quetta Press Club under controversial PECA law. The journalist, according to FIA, was arrested after a government official lodged complaint against him under the PECA law after the journalist uploaded some content to his Facebook page. On May 17, 21, President of Baluchistan Union of Journalist Mr. Salman Ashraf told PPF that Abdul Jabbar Umrani is not associated with any media house right now, he is a social activist, He has been charged on allegation of character assassination. On Mar 26, 21, Speaking to PPF Mr. Jabbar Umrani said that I reported a news against DSP Yousuf Bangar that He is involved in corruption. Mr. Yousuf filed Prosecution against me. Whenever court or cybercrime called me I attended every hearing. On 6-March, 2021 I went to Quetta for hearing as hearing was on 7 Mar, 2021, I stayed in Quetta Press Club. Cybercrime officer called me for some letter work, I informed him about my exact location then FIA’s team came there and arrested me, On a next day court checked my record and honorably acquitted me, as well as expressed anger at the FIA "

Category of Incident

Arrest

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0202 -Acts against liberty

ICCS Group: 02022-Deprivation of liberty

ICCS Class: 020222-Illegal restraint

ICCS Crime: Acts against liberty

Reported By

Freedom Network

Date of incident

23

Month

Feb

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Abdul Jabbar Umrani

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

GTV

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

City

Sohpatpur

Province

Balochistan

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

46 Years

Marital Status

Married

Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: No compensation announced by Government

Date of compensation announcement by government: N/A

Date of compensation paid by government: N/A

Amount of compensation announced by others: No compensation announced by Government

Date of compensation announced by others: N/A

Date compensation paid by others: N/A

FIR Details

Was FIR registered ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: Yes

Court where case was presented: Judicial Magistrate 7 Quetta Court

Name of prosecuting lawyer: "Nisar Hussain Mastoi Advocate Balochistan High Court and Ali Hassan Khoso Advocate Balochistan High Court "

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case Closed

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Not Applicable

APNS

Not required to contact

CPNE

Not required to contact

PBA

Not required to contact

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

N/A

Press Club Status

Press club 1: baluchistan Press Club

Press club 2: Not required to contact

Press club 3: Not required to contact