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Journalist manhandled

MIRPURKHAS- A private TV channel cameraman was manhandled and held hostage by officials of Regional Utility Store Corporation, when he went to Marvi godown to shoot the distribution of the Urea fertilizers to the growers.

Report said that Noor Nabi Chandio, cameraman of private TV channel went to Marvi godown where hundreds of abadgars were waiting to get Urea. The official of Utility Store stopped the cameraman from making the footage and even manhandled and detained him.

Later on he was set free when the abadgars and media men staged protest demonstration and raised slogans against the officials of Utility Store. Najeeb Ali, regional manager Utility Store Corporation Mirpurkhas rushed to the spot and offered apology to the media man.

Source: The Nation

Date:1/1/2009