Muhammad Rehan

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

It was unintentional act, Injured during protest. No FIR filed.

Summary of Case

"On 16 February 2021, Bol News channel’s cameraman Muhammad Rehan was injured while covering by-polls in Malik area of Karachi. He was injured as rival parties’ supporters clashed on polling day. The journalist was treated for face wounds. Karachi Press Club and representative bodies condemned the incident. On 25-Mar-21 Speaking to PPF Mr. Rehan said that He was covering by-polls in Malik area when situation became tensed between supporters of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). He was hit by a policeman and had serious injuries on his face and head. According to Journalist as it was unintentional act He did not registered any FIR. "

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

Freedom Network

Date of incident

16

Month

Feb

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Muhammad Rehan

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

Bol News

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Rival parties’ supporters

City

Karachi

Province

Sindh

Designation

Cameraman

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

41 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 ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: No FIR registered

Court where case was presented: Case not presented in court

Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case not presented in court

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: Case not presented in court

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

N/A

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Karachi Press Club

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A