Shah Nawaz Khan

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

No FIR filed as matter resolved through Jirgah

Summary of Case

"On 5th February, 2020 Shah Nawaz Khan, correspondent of Tribal News Network (TNN), in Bara, a town in Khyber district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was threatened and abused by policemen for making a video of a fight between them and a rickshaw driver. Khan was covering the Kashmir Day rally on February 5 when the fight took place between the policemen and the rickshaw driver. He noticed some policemen stopped the rickshaw driver from playing his vehicle towards the rally route. When the argument turned into a fight, Khan started making video of the clash. Upon seeing Khan making a video, policemen tried to stop him from making the video. The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and journalists belonging to Bara strongly condemned the incident and demanded strict action against policemen. On 17 April, 2021 Speaking to PPF Mr. Shah Nawaz said that He was making footage of the clash between Rikshaw driver and policeman when Policemen threatened him and used abusive language. They also tried to snatch his mobile phone. Later on police apologized and the matter was resolved by Jirga. "

Category of Incident

Threats

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201-Assaults and Threats

ICCS Group: 0201-Assaults and Threats

ICCS Class: 02012-Threat

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

TNN

Date of incident

5

Month

February

Year

2020

Name of affected person

Shah Nawaz Khan

Other affected persons

Local person

Name of affected organization

Tribal News Netwrok

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Police

City

Bara (town)

Province

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

39

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 ?: 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

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Senior Vice President Shamim Shahid

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

N/A

Employer organization

TNN

Press Club Status

Press club 1: N/A

Press club 2: N/A

Press club 3: N/A