Faiz Muhammad Buledi

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case Closed because No FIR was filed. Journalists said He never received threats again.

Summary of Case

"On October 23, 2020 senior journalist Faiz Muhammad Buledi, working for K21 News as bureau chief in Karachi received threats from Salim Bajari, private secretary to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, after the journalist aired some reports about alleged corrupt practices by the secretary. Speaking to Pakistan Press Foundation, Mr. Faiz Muhammad Buledi said that He received threat call on 23-10-2020 from Mr. Saleem Bajari after he on aired the story of HST school teacher Qurban Ali’s suspension by Mr. Saleem Bajari. According to him Mr. Saleem misused his power and suspend a loyal teacher just because he protested against Sindh government. According to Faiz threatening call from Mr. Saleem was about abduction, killing and to create harms to him and his family. He sent Legal Notice to Mr. Bajari, Application for action to Inspector General of Police Sindh and also submitted application in Karachi Press Club. Karachi Press Club protested for his rights. However, no strict action from any department was taken. "

Category of Incident

Threats

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201-Assaults and Threats

ICCS Group: 02012-Threat

ICCS Class: 020121-Serious Threat

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

Freedom Network

Date of incident

23

Month

Oct

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Faiz Muhammad Buledi

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

K21 News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Mr. Saleem Bajari (Private secretary of Chief Minister Sindh Mr. Murad Ali Shah)

City

Karachi

Province

Sindh

Designation

Beareau Chief

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

35 Years old.

Marital Status

Married

Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: No Compensation Announced

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 ?: Investigated

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

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case was not presented in court

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case was not presented in court

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

K21 News

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Karachi Press Club President Mr. Imtiaz

Press club 2: Not Applicable

Press club 3: Not Applicable