Noor Banuri

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case Closed because No FIR filed, No one wants to share information related to incident

Summary of Case

"On 8th April, 2020 Journalist Noor Muhammad Banuri, working for Daily Khabrian newspaper from Khar tehsil of Bajaur tribal district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, received threatening calls from the government contractors. Mr. Noor filed a story for his newspaper in the first week of April and highlighted malpractices and corruption in a road construction project in Khar area of Bajaur district. Upon the publication of the story, the government contractors who were executing the project, made threatening calls to the journalist and demanded him to distract from his story and also publish a clarification from the contractors. Banuri reported the matter to local press club and the issue was taken up with the contractors and mutually resolved the matter. Speaking to PPF, Mr. Noor Muhammad Banuri said that He highlighted corruption in a road construction project in a news story. According to journalist one famous person was involved in it (Did not wanted to share his name and story), He threatened Noor. Mr. Noor said he discussed the matter with his journalist friends so they advised him to back off from the matter. Noor further said that Please don’t discuss anything regarding that matter, He cannot share. "

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

8

Month

April

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Noor Banuri

Other affected persons

No other person affcted

Name of affected organization

Daily Khabrian

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

One famous person was involved in it (Did not wanted to share his name and story

City

Bajaur

Province

KPK

Designation

reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

Journalist denied to share

Marital Status

N/A

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 ?: No

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: No FIR registered

Court where case was presented: No FIR registered

Name of prosecuting lawyer: No case registered

Date of first court hearing:

Date of last court hearing:

Status of court case: No case registered

Journalist Union Status

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

Reporters from

Press Club Status

Press club 1: President Peshawar Press Club Mr. Ryaz said He does not have any information

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A