Sahil Jogi

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

0202-Acts against liberty

Summary of Case

"On 15 March, 2021 The Sukkur Police have registered cases under the Anti-Terrorism Act against journalists who were covering the protest for Irfan Jatoi’s controversial murder in front of the office of Additional Inspector General of Police, Sukkur SITE area Police Station. FIR includes the names of bureau chief of Samma TV Sahil Jogi, bureau chief of Abbtak TV Imdad Phulpoto, Rustam Indhar of daily Puchano, his son Irshad Rustam, student of Shah Latif University Khairpur and journalist Adam Shanbani. On the complaint of Sub-Inspector Mir Hassan Shar of the SITE Police Station, the police registered a case under sections 341, 120, 121, 123, 221, 431, 114, 120-B of the Pakistan Penal Code and 11 EE and 7 ATA of Anti-Terrorism Act. In conversation with PPF, PFUJ strongly condemn the action by Police. On 18-Mar-21 Speaking to PPF Mr. Sahil Jogi said he and his fellow journalists were performing their professional duties and present at the place of protest for coverage of the sit-in but the Sukkur Police included their names in the case falsely. Another nominated journalist in FIR Mr. Imdad Phulphoto told PPF that he was just covering the protest and have no idea why police had added his name to the criminal complaint. Speaking to PPF Mr. Nazir Ahmed Mangi SHO of S.I.T.E Police Station said that protestors including journalists have chanted anti-state slogans during their protest on March 15, 2021. So, we filed FIR against 17 people misbehaving there including journalists. Investigation of this FIR has stopped till further order. They filed FIR for giving the pressure to journalist. "

Category of Incident

FIR Register

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0202-Acts against liberty

ICCS Group: 02022-Deprivation of liberty

ICCS Class: N/A

ICCS Crime: Acts against liberty

Reported By

The News

Date of incident

15

Month

March

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Sahil Jogi

Other affected persons

Imdad Pholphuto

Name of affected organization

Samaa News

Other affected organizations

Abb Tak News

Action by

Police

City

Sukkur

Province

Sindh

Designation

Bureau chief

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

37 year old

Marital Status

Married

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 ?: Yes

Date of FIR:

FIR Details: FIR NO. 32/2021

Police station of FIR: SITE PS

Name of complainant: Ad IG Order

Name of accused in FIR: Journalist, Protestors

Court Details

Was case investigated ?: Under Investigation

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

Condemn

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

Not required to contact

Press Club Status

Press club 1: President Sukkur Press Club Nasrullah Wasi: 3018311891

Press club 2: PFUJ

Press club 3: Not required to contact