Islamabad. Pakistan’s electronic media watchdog PEMRA on Saturday banned television channels from telecasting live events outside the court in Islamabad. Here former Prime Minister Imran Khan has to appear in a corruption case against him.
An advisory issued on Saturday by the electronic media watchdog Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) said that TV channels were found to be airing live telecasts and photographs of violent mobs and attacks on police and other law enforcement agencies. are doing.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chief Imran Khan (70) is to appear in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Zafar Iqbal to participate in the proceedings on the complaint filed by the Election Commission. In its complaint, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that Imran allegedly suppressed the details of gifts in his asset declarations.
Pemra in its letter said that such mob activism not only destroys the law and order situation, but also puts public properties and lives at risk. The media regulator said such telecast was in violation of the decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
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