Jahangir Aslam Baloch

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

The case is under investigation 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 attacking 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. On Apr 10, 21 Mr. Jahangir Aslam Baloch told PPF 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 Jahangir started making footage of them, one of the Lawyer named Sajjad attacked him and said journalist to stop making footage. Following him, other lawyers also attacked Baloch. As a result of attack Baloch’s ear got serious injured. Investigation team formed by Commissioner is investigating the case. According to Jahangir, Sajid Baloch and other lawyers continuously pressurizing him to withdraw the case, But he wants fair investigation. On April 10, 2021 Investigation Officer Mr. Jabbar told PPF that Investigation is under process, Accused were not arrested till date. Mr. Jabbar said that He cannot share complete information regarding the FIR and case. "

Category of Incident

Assault

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

8

Month

Feb

Year

2021

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

Protesters

City

Islamabad

Province

Capital

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

35 years old, MA LLB

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 ?: Yes

Date of FIR:

FIR Details: FIR# 99/21

Police station of FIR: Ramna Police Station

Name of complainant: Jahangir Aslam

Name of accused in FIR: Mr. Sajid

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: Under Investigation

Court where case was presented: Case is not presented in any court till date

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case is not presented in any court till date

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case is not presented in any court till date

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

Not required to contact

CPNE

Not required to contact

PBA

Not required to contact

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

Msenior reporter ARY MR. Mudassir

Employer organization

Not required to contact

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Islamabad Press Club

Press club 2: Not required to contact

Press club 3: Not required to contact