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Editor detained

GILGIT, February 23 2006: Police detained the chief editor of weekly Sada-i-Gilgit Mr Abdul Lateef, on Tuesday February 21 night and freed him on Wednesday February 22 after 17 hours.

Mr Lateef was arrested for printing in the latest issue of his weekly an unconfirmed report about the sacking of artistes by the Northern Areas Scouts.

He was released following a meeting between local journalists and Scouts commander Brigadier Tassaduq Hussain.
Source: Dawn