Sanjay Sadhwani

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Case closed as No FIR was filed regarding the case and matter resolved between both parties by verbal apology

Summary of Case

"On 18 Oct, 2020 a reporter of Samaa News “ Sanjay Sadhwani” was beaten in Karachi during Pakistan Democratic Movement's (PDM) anti-government 'jalsa' for revealing that 'volunteers' were stopping people from leaving the Bagh-e-Jinnah garden. According to SAMAA TV, its reporter Sanjay Sadhwani was asked to stop reporting when he filmed people trying to leave the venue. A man claiming to be a volunteer told the Sadhwani to leave even after he saw his press card. The volunteer grabbed Sadhwani's hand and refused to let go. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah condemned the incident and said that the people who thrashed reporter Sadhwani will be identified and punished. On 19-Apr, 2021 Speaking to PPF Mr. Sanjay said that He was covering a PDM Jalsa when volunteers of PPP attacked on him. He gave application in a police station near “Tomb of Quaid-e-Azam”. Later on Chairman Pakistan Peoples party Mr. Bilawal Bhutto zardari and Chief Minister Sindh Mr. Murad ali shah invited him in CM House and resolved the matter by verbal apology. "

Category of Incident

Assault

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201- Assaults and threats

ICCS Group: 02011- Assault

ICCS Class: 020111- Serious assault

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

Samaa TV

Date of incident

18

Month

Oct

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Sanjay Sadhwani

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

Samaa TV

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Volunteer of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)

City

Karachi

Province

Sindh

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

25 Years

Marital Status

Single

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 ?: N/A

Court where case was presented: N/A

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

PFUJ

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

N/A

Press Club Status

Press club 1: N/A

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A