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State-run TV corruption case: Anchorperson, investigation officer to move SC

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ISLAMABAD: In an interesting turn of events, both the counsel for Dr Shahid Masood and the investigating officer (IO), who was probing the anchorperson in state-run TV corruption case, have strongly criticised the court decision to reject anchorperson’s bail plea. The anchorperson who is accused of causing loss of Rs37 million to national exchequer during […]

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THE MEDIA COVER-UP?

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When Pakistan Television anchorperson Tanzeela Mazhar filed a case against the head of her department, an Inquiry Committee was set up to look into the matter. But, instead of properly investigating the issue, and questioning the accused, the committee asked Tanzeela ‘why she had not left the job if she was being harassed.’ Tanzeela was not the only one […]

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Shahid Masood arrested by FIA in PTV corruption case

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The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Dr Shahid Masood from the premises of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) after his pre-arrest bail petition was dismissed, reported Express News. Masood is accused of being involved in the embezzlement of Rs37 million during his tenure as managing director of Pakistan Television (PTV). During the hearing, PTV’s […]

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IHC to hear Shahid’s bail plea today

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Islamabad – Islamabad High Court will Monday (today) resume hearing in a petition of anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood seeking bail in PTV corruption case. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani will hear the petition challenging special judge central’s judgment of rejecting pre-arrest bail of Dr Shahid. The accused has filed the […]

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