Muhammad Faisal Mirza

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Only application is filed regarding the incident, no one follow up the case.

Summary of Case

"On Feb 23, 21 reporters of Kooh-e-Noor TV Muhammad Faisal Mirza and Malik Junaid has been threatened by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf social media activist zakia Safdar Abbasi. On Apr 27, 21 Muhammad Faisal Mirza and Malik Junaid told PPF that they did a story on complaint of Ms. Zakia that a family kidnapped a maid, they grabbed her, not releasing her nor giving her the salary. Muhammad Faisal Mirza and Malik Junaid on aired story regarding the incident. Later on when Muhammad Faisal Mirza and Malik Junaid did investigation on it so they come to know that the girl was living there by her own. She was not forced to lived there as a maid and worked for a family, basically Ms. Zakia wanted to harass the family so the both reporters on aired another story against Ms. Zakia and she than started calling to them that she will not leave them both as they filed story against her. The both journalists filed application on Khanna Police Station, no threats they had after that incident and as well as no legal proceedings had been done no one follow-up the case. On Apr 27, 21 Head Mohrar Mr. Mubashir told PPF that they just filed application no legal proceedings had been done. On Apr 27, 21 regional Head of Kooh e Noor Mr. Iftikhar Bhatti told PPF that they did a story regarding the girl abduction so they got threats from Ms. Zakia as she was spreading the false news everywhere so we aired story with her name. When she called me and gave me threats as well so I suggested both the journalist to file an application for their safety. On Apr 27, 21 president of National Press Club Mr. Shakeel told PPF that I don’t know regarding the incident. "

Category of Incident

Threats

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201-Assaults and Threats

ICCS Group: 02012-Threat

ICCS Class: 020121-Serious Threat

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

Freedom Network

Date of incident

23

Month

Feb

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Muhammad Faisal

Other affected persons

Malik Junaid

Name of affected organization

Kohi-e-Noor TV

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Zakia Safdar Abbasi

City

Islamabad

Province

Capital Territory

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

37 Years old

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: N/A

Police station of FIR: Khanna Police Station

Name of complainant: Malik Junaid

Name of accused in FIR: Zakia Safdar Abbasi

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: No

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

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case was not presented in any court

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case was not presented in any court

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

Not required to contact

APNS

Not required to contact

CPNE

Not required to contact

PBA

Not required to contact

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

Not required to contact

Employer organization

Mr Iftikhar Bhatti: 0312-5666784

Press Club Status

Press club 1: National Press Club

Press club 2: Not required to contact

Press club 3: Not required to contact