Mian Ali Imran

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

No FIR was filed regarding the case matter resolved by verbal apology between both parties

Summary of Case

"On Apr 14, 21, activists of the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protesting in different cities of the country have started targeting the employees of different private news channels. According to details, the religious party workers attacked a cameraman of 92 News channel Mr.Mian Ali Imran who was covering the protest in Lahore. The protestors also attacked the cameraman of private news channel and forcibly deleted footage of violence from the camera. The protesters also tore up the clothes of a reporter and cameraman. The photojournalists have demanded departmental action against Civil Lines SP Safdar Raza Kazmi after the police thrashed their colleagues, snatched cameras when they were covering a police operation against activists of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan at Karol Ghati here on Wednesday. They alleged scores of police personnel attacked the photographers with clubs at the behest of the Civil Lines SP Operations. They thrashed senior photographers Sadaqat Mughal and Amjad Hussain, abused them and also snatched from them their cameras. They said the charged policemen also [allegedly] maltreated some other journalists when they stepped up to rescue their colleagues. The Lahore Press Club and other journalists’ union strongly reacted and condemned the incident. In a press release issued on Wednesday, LPC president Arshad Ansari, secretary Zahid Chaudhry and vice president Salman Qureshi and other senior office-bearers demanded that the Punjab government take strict action against the police officials responsible for the inhuman act. They said the police officials should be suspended from service and a departmental action must also be taken against them. The LPC body said the journalist community was performing duties in an odd situation taking risk of their lives and the police’s uncalled for action against them was a blatant violation of their fundamental rights. The LPC office-bearers have appealed to the chief minister and IGP for action against the police officials. Other unions of the journalists community also condemned the police attack on photographers and warned of strong protests in days to come if action was not taken against the police officials. On 20 Apr 21, acting bureau Chief of 92 News Mr. Mian Shahid and Mr. Mian Ali Imran and told PPF that matter resolved between us by verbal apology. "

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

ARY News

Date of incident

14

Month

April

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Mian Ali Imran

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

92 News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Tahreek-e-Labbaik (TLP)

City

Lahore

Province

Punjab

Designation

Cameraman

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

Journalist denied to share

Marital Status

N/A

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 ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: No FIR registered

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

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case not presented in any court

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case not presented in any court

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Not required

APNS

Not required

CPNE

Not required

PBA

Not required

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

Not required

Employer organization

Bureau Chief Mr. Mian Ali Imran

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Lahore Press Club

Press club 2: Not required

Press club 3: Not required