Journalist assaulted -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Journalist assaulted

NAWABSHAH, March 26,2005: A journalist was attacked and wounded by local PPP leaders during a forum organized to discuss the working of the district government.

The forum was organized by Ameer Chandio and was chaired by District Nazim Faryal Talpur. It was largely participated by all the executive district officers, local leader of various political parties and member of the district government.

When Union Council Nazim Ghulam Mustafa Soomro criticized the working of the district government, PPP City President Dost Ali Rind and his supporters beat Chandio, following which the programme was wound up. An FIR has has been lodge with the A-section police against PPP leaders Dost Ali Rind, Aamir and four others. However, no arrests were made.
Source: The News
Date:3/26/2005