Jahangir Aslam Baloch

FOE Link or motive by PPF


Case Update Status

Islamabad High Court formed JIT however no accused arrested yet.

Summary of Case

"On 8 Feb, 2021 ARY News channel’s cameraman Jahangir Baloch was attacked by protesting lawyers who were angered by Capital Development Authority demolishing chambers in G8 Markaz in Islamabad.

Baloch was covering the lawyers attack on the Islamabad High Court and later harassed its Chief Justice Athar Minallah. While a case of attack on chief justice office was registered the attack on journalist was also mentioned in the same police report.

Speaking to PPF Mr. Jahangir Aslam Baloch told that He was in Islamabad High Court room No 2. when a group of lawyers came their and attacked on Chief Justice’s office as he started making footage of them, one of the lawyer named Sajjad attacked him and said to stop making footage. Following him, other lawyers also attacked him. His ear got seriously injured.

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) formed JIT for investigation of the incident, also included journalist's case in it. Commissioner Office also formed a committee to investigate the case. Sajid Baloch and other lawyers continuously pressurizing me to withdraw his case, but he wants fair investigation, Jahangir told PPF.

Investigation officer Mr. Jabbar told PPF that investigation is under process, accused cannot be arrested till date.

On 24th Jan, 2022, Jahangir Aslam Baloch told PPF that no one is arrested till date as whenever he goes Islamabad High Court he saw accused Sajid Baloch moving freely."

Category of Incident


ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201- Assaults and threats

ICCS Group: 02011- Assault

ICCS Class: 020111- Serious assault

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

Freedom Network

Date of incident






Name of affected person

Jahangir Aslam Baloch

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

ARY News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by





Capital Territory



Professional category


Age of victim

35 years old, MA LLB

Marital Status


Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: No Compensation Announced

Date of compensation announcement by government: No Compensation Announced

Date of compensation paid by government: No Compensation Announced

Amount of compensation announced by others: No Compensation Announced

Date of compensation announced by others: No Compensation Announced

Date compensation paid by others: No Compensation Announced

FIR Details

Was FIR registered ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: Under Investigation

Court where case was presented: Islamabad high court

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Not available

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Under investigation

Journalist Union Status






Condemn Status

Colleague of victim


Employer organization

ARY News condemned.

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Islamabad press club condemned

Press club 2:

Press club 3: