Court moved for treason case against Jang Group, Amir Mir
LAHORE: A district and sessions court on Monday sought comments from the SHO concerned on a petition seeking registration of a treason case against the owners of Jang Group and Amir Mir, brother of injured Geo News anchor Hamid Mir, over the charges of tarnishing the image of the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). As per the case details, the petitioner Sardar Aftab Ahmed Virk contended that the Jang Group and Geo News attempted to malign the Pakistan Army and its subsidiary institution, the ISI. He said the Jang Group and Geo News, without holding any inquiry, blamed the key security institutions of the country.
The petitioner alleged that the media group, in collaboration with foreign powers, tried to malign the security institutions of Pakistan. He said he heard the propaganda at Geo News channel which hurt his sentiments as being a Pakistani.
He implored the court to direct the SHO Islampura to register a treason case against the accused. The court, after hearing arguments of complainant, sought comments from the SHO by April 23.