Zain Madni Hussaini

FOE Link or motive by PPF

Confirmed

Case Update Status

Matter resloved betwwen police and journalist. No FIR was filed regarding the case as well as no legal proceedings had done.

Summary of Case

"On 11 Feb, 2021 reporter of City 42 TV channel Zain Madni Hussaini was harassed by Punjab Police official in Lahore while reporting on public complaints regarding traffic situation during Pakistan Vs South Africa Matches. On 17-Mar-21 Speaking to PPF Zain Madni Hussaini said that He was harassed by Punjab Police when He highlighted the citizens’ pains and agony. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Umar Farooq beat him and broke his camera and snatched mobile phones. According to journalist Police official stopped him for coverage and said you cannot make footage. Journalist cleared his point of view that he is a journalist and just covering the traffic related problems, But Police official had not listen. Zain gave Application to IG Punjab Mr.Inam Ghani so Police and Press Club settled the matter. No FIR was filed regarding the case and no legal proceedings had done. "

Category of Incident

Assault

ICCS Status

ICCS Divisions: 0201- Assaults and threats

ICCS Group: 02011- Assault

ICCS Class: 020112- Minor assault

ICCS Crime: Assaults and threats

Reported By

Freedom Network

Date of incident

11

Month

Feb

Year

2021

Name of affected person

Zain Madni Hussaini

Other affected persons

No other person affected

Name of affected organization

City 42

Other affected organizations

No other organization affected

Action by

Punjab Police

City

Lahore

Province

Punjab

Designation

Reporter

Professional category

Journalist

Age of victim

Journalist denied to share

Marital Status

N/A

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 by Government

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 ?: No FIR registered

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

N/A

APNS

N/A

CPNE

N/A

PBA

N/A

Condemn Status

Colleague of victim

Not required to contact

Employer organization

Not required to contact

Press Club Status

Press club 1: Punjab Press Club

Press club 2: Not required to contact

Press club 3: Not required to contact