FOE Link or motive by PPFConfirmed
Case Update Status
FIR was not registered, matter resolved with verbal apology.
Summary of Case
"On 22 Oct, 2021 The 24 News TV channel team was covering the protest at Faizabad Interchange when the police party, led by Inspector Mazhar Siyal, attacked it.
The policemen tortured the cameraman Nafees Arain and also snatched his mobile phone.
Journalist Nafees Arain told PPF that he was covering Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP)'s protest using his mobile phone's camera. Two police officials one in police uniform and other in plain clothes came to his side and snatched his mobile and threatened him to not make video. Nafees introduced himself to them but they denied to return his mobile after that Nafees went to DIG operation and SSP office for recovery of his cell phone.
On 26-Oct-21 journalist Nafees Arain told PPF that He had given application for FIR in I 9 police station Islamabad to SHO Adeel Shoukat but he denied to file FIR and said that we had apologized to you so why you came here to registered FIR.
On 26-Oct-21 SHO Adeel Shoukat told PPF that journalist Nafees Arain came in station and request for FIR but we have not filed FIR but receive his application and doing inquiry."
Category of Incident
ICCS Divisions: 0201- Assaults and threats
ICCS Group: 02011- Assault
ICCS Class: 020112- Minor assault
ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats
Date of incident
Name of affected person
Other affected persons
No other person affected
Name of affected organization
Other affected organizations
No other organization affected
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 ?: No
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
Media Source Status
Colleague of victim
24 News condemned.
Press Club Status
Press club 1: N/A
Press club 2:
Press club 3: