Not issued orders for ARY News licence suspension, says LHC
LAHORE: A bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday observed that it had not issued orders of suspension of the licence of ARY News.
According to ARY News, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi during the hearing observed that the court had not issued orders for suspension of the licence of ARY News adding that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) had misinterpreted the orders of the court.
CEO of ARY News Salman Iqbal and Anchorperson Mubashir Lucman appeared before the court during the hearing of the case today.
The bench also appreciated presence of the ARY CEO Salman Iqbal in the case hearing, who arrived from Paris to attend the court proceedings.
PEMRA on Monday decided to suspend the license of ARY News for 15 days citing an order of LHC in a case.
The decision of ban on ARY News, the most vocal critic of the government policies,widely criticized by the politicians, trade bodies and the civil society organizations.