FOE Link or motive by PPFConfirmed
Case Update Status
Application of the incident was registered but no further action was taken.
Summary of Case
"On June 21, 2022 Sajjad Sheikh, reporter of 92 News was stopped from covering and entering in Metro Bus Station. On June 23rd, 2022, Sajjad Sheikh told PPF that he went for the coverage at Metro Bus station for taking public reviews regarding public transport service and hike of petrol prices so the staff of Metro Bus station stops him from entering in Metro Bus Station and taking public opinions. He has submitted an application against Metro Station staff in Cant Police Station Rawalpindi. On June 23rd, 2022, Sohail Bhatti bureau chief of 92 News Islamabad told PPF that Sajjad Sheikh was on assigned coverage from 92 News. Metro Bus staff misbehaved with the journalist and stopped him from making footage. He filled the complaint hopefully the police will cooperate with the journalist."
Category of Incident
ICCS Divisions: "0208 - Acts intended to induce fear or emotional distress"
ICCS Group: "02081 - Harassment "
ICCS Class: N/A
ICCS Crime: "Acts intended to induce fear or emotional distress "
Date of incident
Name of affected person
Other affected persons
No other person was affected
Name of affected organization
Other affected organizations
No other organization affected
Staff of Metro Bus
Age of victim
Amount of compensation announced by government: Wife
Date of compensation announcement by government: Compensation not announced
Date of compensation paid by government: Compensation not announced
Amount of compensation announced by others: Compensation not announced
Date of compensation announced by others: Compensation not announced
Date compensation paid by others: Compensation not announced
Was FIR registered ?: No
Was case investigated ?: N/A
Court where case was presented: Case was not presented in any court
Name of prosecuting lawyer: N/A
Date of first court hearing:
Date of last court hearing:
Status of court case: N/A
Journalist Union Status
Media Source Status
Media reports:"https://twitter.com/QaiserShahAdv/status/1539327405625573378 "
Colleague of victim
Press Club Status
Press club 1: Islamabad press cub condemn
Press club 2:
Press club 3: