Journalist Sohail Shehzad was assaulted by the securirty guards of Former Prime Minister of Imran Khan

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

FIR was not registered against the security guards of former Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Summary of Case

Journalist Sohail Shahzad was under attacked by the security guards of former Prime Minister Imran Khan for covering the videos for his channel outside the residence of Journalist Arshad shareef.

Category of Incident

Harassment

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0803-Acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

ICCS Group: 08039-Other acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

ICCS Class: N/A

ICCS Crime: Acts related to freedom of expression or control of expression

Reported By

Twitter

Date of incident

24

Month

October

Year

2022

Name of affected person

Sohail Shahzad

Other affected persons

No other person was affected

Name of affected organization

92 News

Other affected organizations

No other person was affected

Action by

By the security guards of former Prime Minister Imran Khan.

City

Islamabad

Province

Capital territory

Designation

Photojournalist

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

35

Marital Status

Married

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 ?: FIR was not registered

Court where case was presented: FIR was not registered

Name of prosecuting lawyer: FIR was not registered

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: FIR was not registered

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Not required to contact

APNS

CPNE

PBA

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

Not required to contact

Employer organization

On October 27, 2022 the chief reporter of 92 News Shyaq Hussain told PPF that the incident happened due to the misbehavior of the staff or security guards of former Prime Minister Imran Khan but unfortunately the FIR was not registered.

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Not required to contact

Press club 2:

Press club 3: