Senior journalist Irfan Raza ‘kidnapped, released’ in Islamabad
The Islamabad Police on Thursday formed a committee under DIG Operations to investigate the alleged kidnapping and release of senior journalist Irfan Raza.
The police said in a statement said the committee immediately started the investigation under SSP Investigation and other senior officials.
It said that the committee would investigate the incident from all angles, adding that an FIR is also being registered on the complaint of the senior journalist’s family.
Meanwhile, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that she had talked with Raza who is totally fine.
She, in a tweet, said the journalist had informed his family that he is completely fine. “I am in constant contact with Irfan Raza’s family which has reached Chakri to pick him up,” she added.
The minister, who had earlier taken the notice of alleged kidnapping of Raza, said the investigation of the incident is underway.
In a statement, she said, that a committee, comprising senior police officers, including SSP Investigation, has been formed to look into the incident.
“The committee will thoroughly investigate the incident from all aspects,” she said. The minister also held a telephone contact with Irfan Raza’s family
The journalist community expressed its concern over the alleged kidnapping of a senior journalist.
Source: Express Tribune