CPNE condemns attack on Geo reporter outside Sukkur Press Club


SUKKUR, Apr 17: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) strongly condemns attack, stone pelting on Geo news reporter, Nasir Jafri and his team while covering protest outside Sukkur Press Club on Monday.

CPNE President, Zia Shahid, Senior Vice President, Shaheen Qureshi, Secretary General, Ejazul Haq and all members condemn the incident and term it ‘Attack On All Of Us and seems punished for writing truth, expressing freedom of speech.

As per details, people protesting against the kidnapping and murder of a 12-year old child attacked a media team covering the protest on Monday.

The enraged protestors injured three men including a journalist, Nasir Jafri and a cameraman after they threw stones at the media team and police officials outside the press club.

Slogans against media outlets were chanted after the riot broke out.

The injured persons were shifted to Civil Hospital for first aid.



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