Aftab Hussain Keerio

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case Closed because no FIR was filed regarding the case as accused gave verbal apology to victim Mr. Aibd Hussain Keerio and he accepted the apology.

Summary of Case

"On May 1, 2020, Aftab Hussain Keerio, 42, reporter of Daily Pahanji Akhbar and Time News TV channel was found lying unconscious and having sustained multiple injuries at Lehrani stop on a link road in Bhirya city. Aftab Hussain Keerio seemed to have sustained injuries from repeated strikes of club and other hard objects while returning home on his motorcycle. He was taken to the Bhirya City hospital, where doctors referred him to the Naushahro Feroze Civil Hospital. Mr. Aftab Hussain Keerio on Apr 8, 2021 told PPF that he was on his way from Bahria City to Khalifo Ibrahim Keerio Goth when 10 men having sticks started beating him badly. They belonged to a family of that girl who was trying to leave his home with his lover and her family members murdered the girl. I reported the case on media that’s why her family members was angry on me and attacked me. I can’t disclose the name of that girl. No FIR was filed regarding the case as later on her family members came to my house and presented verbal apology to me which was accepted by me. Mr. Zahid, district head of Daily Pahanji Akhbar and Time News TV channel on Apr 8, 2021 told PPF that it was the matter of a reported news regarding a murdered girl and no FIR was filed regarding the case. Mr. Qazi Zulfiqar, President of Naushahro Feroze press club on Apr 8, 2021 told PPF that there was a matter of reporting for a girl who was murdered by his family because she was leaving his home with a boy. We strongly condemn the incident. No FIR was registered regarding the case as the matter was resolved between the accused and victim. "

Category of Incident

Assault

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201-Assaults and Threats

ICCS Group: 02011-Assault

ICCS Class: 020111-Serious Assault

ICCS Crime: Serious Assault

Reported By

Dawn

Date of incident

1

Month

May

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Aftab Hussain Keerio

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

Daily Pahanji Akhbar and Time News TV channel

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Locals (Family of a girl whose news was reported)

City

Naushahro Feroze

Province

Sindh

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

42 Years

Marital Status

Married

Compensation Details

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

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

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 ?: Case was not registered

Court where case was presented: Case was not registered in court

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case was not registered in court

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case was not registered in court

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Didn't give any version

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

He was the only reporter from the district

Employer organization

Distrcit Station head Mr. Zahid (0300-2845176): Mr. Zahid, district head of Daily Pahanji Akhbar and Time News TV channel on Apr 8, 2021 told PPF that it was the matter of a reported news regarding a murdered girl and no FIR was filed regarding the case.

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Mr. Qazi Zulfiqar Neushehro Feroz Press club: (0300-3200308) : Mr. Qazi Zulfiqar, President of Naushahro Feroze press club on Apr 8, 2021 told PPF that there was a matter of reporting for a girl who was murdered by his family because she was leaving his home with a boy. We strongly condemn the incident. No FIR was registered regarding the case as the matter was resolved between the accused and victim.

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A