FOE Link or motive by PPFConfirmed
Case Update Status
FIR was registered in Kohsar police station and after the FIR no development happened.
Summary of Case
"On June 21, 2023 police officials raided the residence of journalist Sabir Shakir in Islamabad and registered another case on Sabir Shakir. The case was registered by inspector Ashiq Ali Munawwar in Kohsar police station Islamabad under sections AO 13/20/65. According to Shakir, threats which he received was from unidentified person and he threatened Shakir and advised him to stay neutral in his vlogs, he also told that he did not file any lodge any complaint over this issue and police is harassing his family in Pakistan through such raids. “When they know I’m not in Pakistan then what is the purpose of harassing my family and putting baseless allegation, apparently they found a gun from my house and they registered another case on me which unfair and baseless, I need justice and support in this regard from the journalistic bodies to stop this fascism” Shakir added. . Speaking to PPF Shakir informed that he did not lodge any counter FIR in this and there is no plan of hiring any legal representative for this issue. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists strongly condemned the raid on the residence of Sabir Shakir and claimed that the raid was fictitious and fabricated. "
Category of Incident
ICCS Divisions: 0202-Acts against liberty
ICCS Group: 02022-Deprivation of liberty
ICCS Class: N/A
ICCS Crime: Acts against liberty
Date of incident
Name of affected person
Other affected persons
Not other person affected
Name of affected organization
Other affected organizations
No other organization was affected
By unidentified people
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 ?: Yes
Date of FIR: 20/06/2023
FIR Details: FIR number: 498/23
Police station of FIR: Kohsar police station, Islambad
Name of complainant: Ashiq Ali Munawwar
Name of accused in FIR: Sabir Shakir
Was case investigated ?: No
Court where case was presented: Case was not presented in court.
Name of prosecuting lawyer: Case was not presented in court.
Date of first court hearing:
Date of last court hearing:
Status of court case: Case was not presented in court.
Journalist Union Status
Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists strongly condemned the raid on the residence of Sabir Shakir and claimed that the raid was fictitious and fabricated.
Media Source Status
Colleague of victim
Press Club Status
Press club 1: N/A
Press club 2: N/A
Press club 3: N/A