Muhammad Amin

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Police filed FIR against Journalist Muhammad Ameen, The case is in Judicial Magistrate Sabir Ali Shah's Nowshera court. Next court hearing will be on 3-June-2021

Summary of Case

"On May 4th, 2020 Peshawar police manhandled a correspondent of Hum News Mr. Muhammad Ameen for covering a fight between two groups in Muhajir Bazaar of Akora Khattak in Nowshera. Muhammad Ameen was covering the fighting between two groups of Afghan refugees’. The police tried to stop him. Although he proved his journalistic identity, the cops paid no heed and snatched his phone and pointed a gun at him. Speaking to PPF Mr. Muhammad Amin said He was covering an activity of land grabbers (Group who illegally seizes property) In Nowshera. Both groups attacked on him. According to Ameen, Police was with them So, Police reacted and arrested him. Later on, Police filed fake FIRs against Ameen. He informed Nowshehra’s Electronic Media Committee. In conversation with PPF, President of Nowshehra’s Electronic Media Committee Mr. Nadeem shah Tipu said, Muhammad Amin was reporting an illegal activity. Land Grabbers attacked him. Police was also involved in that activity so, none of the police station filed FIR. In fact Police made false cases against Muhammad Amin. After our protest Police withdraw the case against him."

Category of Incident

Arrest

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0202-Acts against liberty

ICCS Group: 02022-Deprivation of liberty

ICCS Class: N/A

ICCS Crime: Acts against liberty

Reported By

Journalism Pakistan

Date of incident

4

Month

May

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Muhammad Amin

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

Hum News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Police

City

Nowshehra

Province

KPK

Designation

Correspondent

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

36 Years

Marital Status

Married

Compensation Details

Amount of compensation announced by government: No compensation Announced

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

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 No. 114

Police station of FIR: Akora Khattaq

Name of complainant: Nawaz Khan (SI PS Akora Khattaq)

Name of accused in FIR: Muhammad Amin

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: Under Investigation

Court where case was presented: Sabir Ali Judcial Magistrate Noshehra

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Malik Anwar ul Haq

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Under proceedings

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

Hum News

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Nadeem Shah: President Electronic Media Commitee (03339105412)

Press club 2: Noshehra Press Club (03006832490

Press club 3: Not required to contact