Mirza Rizwan Baig
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Case Update Status
FIR was registered, and accuer Anas Ajmal is on pre arrest bail.
Summary of Case
"On December 11, 2022 Mirza Rizwan Baig, reporter of Samaa news and runs a youtube channel Haqeeqat Pakistan received a threatening text message from Anas Ajmal after posting a video of a scandal of sexual exploitation of students by a professor in government college Layyah. On December 11, 2022 Journalist Mirza Rizwan Baig, received a threatening text message from Anas Ajmal who is the member of a gang involved in the case of the chat leak of Professor Mushtaq Ahmed in September 2022. Mirza Rizwan Baig told PPF that recently the cases of harassment in Government post graduate college were rising. An inappropriate chats of the professor Botany subject, Mushtaq Ahmed was leaked in September 2022 in which the Professor was harassing college girls. “I made a YouTube video regarding the incident after which Anas Ajmal, a supporter of the professor sent a threatening text message to me saying, see you later”, Baig added. Asad Dawadi, General Secretary of Dera Ghazi Khan press club told PPF that he is unaware of the incident and he will update after investigating the case. Aqib Maniar, Desk controller of Samaa TV told PPF that Mirza Rizwan Baig is a district correspondent of Samma but the channel did not cover any news related to this incident and neither Rizwan Baig has informed us about this. First Information report number is 1131/22 under section crime 506, the FIR was registered in police station ""Chowk Azam"" district Layyah. Tansur Hameed, Investigation officer told PPF that according to the Journalist Mirza Rizwan Baig he posted some news on his social media account for the professor Mushtaq Ahmed who used to harass college girls, and due to his video culprit Anas Ajmal sent him a threatening text message. This is a one sided story which is a stance of Journalist, police is investigating the matter right now and after taking the version of Anas Ajmal we will decide, whether the case is related to journalism or it is a personal rivalry matter of Mirza Rizwan Baig however before that police is unable to comment on this case. ""The accused is on pre arrest bail and police have called Mirza Rizwan Baig and Anas Ajmal but they did not visit the police station"" Hameed added"
Category of Incident
ICCS Divisions: 0201- Assaults and threats
ICCS Group: 02012-Threat
ICCS Class: 020121-Minor Threat
ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats
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Date of incident
Name of affected person
Mirza Rizwan Baig
Other affected persons
No other person was affected
Name of affected organization
Other affected organizations
No other organisation was affected
By the local of Layyah, Anas Ajmal.
Age of victim
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
Was FIR registered ?: Yes
Date of FIR:
FIR Details: FIR Number: 1131/22
Police station of FIR: Police station Chowk Azam, Layyah.
Name of complainant: Mirza Rizwan Baig
Name of accused in FIR: Anas Ajmal
Was case investigated ?: Yes case was investigated
Court where case was presented: Case was not in the court
Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case was not in the court
Date of first court hearing:
Date of last court hearing:
Status of court case: Case was not in the court
Journalist Union Status
Media Source Status
Media reports:Attack was not covered by any media outlet.
Colleague of victim
Aqib Maniar, Desk controller of Samaa TV told PPF that Mirza Rizwan Baig is a district correspondent of Samma but the channel did not cover any news related to this incident and neither Rizwan Baig has informed us about this.
Press Club Status
Press club 1: Asad Dawadi, General Secretary of Dera Ghazi Khan press club told PPF that he is unaware of the incident and he will update after investigating the case.
Press club 2: N/A
Press club 3: N/A