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Case against Geo, others dismissed on court order

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MULTAN: Chahlaik Police Station has discharged the case against Geo TV owners, morning show host Shaista Lodhi, Veena Malik, Asad Khattak and other staff on order of the court. According to Investigation Officer Nazar Muhammad appointed in Chahlaik Police Station, the programme was aired from Karachi and a relevant case was registered in the same […]

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Police asked to consider cancelling case against Geo TV

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KARACHI: A prosecutor of an anti-terrorism court has suggested to police to examine the possibility of cancellation of a case lodged against Geo TV after it broadcast a programme whose contents were deemed sacrilegious. An FIR was lodged on the complaint of a lawyer in May against the management of Geo TV, Shaista Lodhi, the […]

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Geo TV advised to move HCs for FIRs’ quashing

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court advised a media house on Wednesday to approach high courts to seek the quashing of several FIRs registered against it for allegedly airing sacrilegious content during a morning show. The advice came when senior counsel Mohammad Akram Sheikh, representing Geo TV network, drew the attention of a three-judge bench to the […]

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Warrants issued in ‘blasphemous’ programme case

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QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court issued on Thursday arrest warrants for Mir Shakeelur Rehman, the owner of Geo TV, anchor Dr Shaista Lodhi, Zahida Malik alias Veena Malik and her husband Asad Bashir Khatak. Judge Tariq Anwar Kasi issued the warrants against the four for allegedly presenting and participating in a blasphemous programme. The warrants were […]

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Registration of cases against Geo continues

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ZHOB/TALAGANG/NAROWAL/DI Khan: Cases have been registered at Zhob, Talagang and Narowal against Geo management, host of a morning show and others on charges of insulting Ahle Bait. At Talagang City Police Station, a case was registered on the orders of Additional Sessions Judge on a petition filed by president of the local Bar Association Mohammad […]

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SHO told to record petitioners’ version

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LAHORE/DI KHAN: An additional district & sessions court on Saturday directed the SHO Islampura to record the version of petitioners on three appeals for a case against Geo management for airing objectionable content in its morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’. The petitioners sought FIR against GEO’s chief executive Mir Shakilur Rehman, the show’s host Shaista […]

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More cases against Geo

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CHAKWAL: The city police, on the orders of District and Sessions Judge, registered a case against the Geo TV morning show under Section 298 (A). A local resident, Hassan Ashraf, filed a petition with the court and said that the morning show anchor Dr Shaista Lodhi, actress Veena Malik and her husband Asad Khattak participated […]

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Six criminal cases registered against Geo

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FAISALABAD: At least six criminal cases were registered on Wednesday in different cities against the owner of Geo/Jang Group along with team members and guests in the controversial episode of Geo TV’s morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’. First of these FIRs was registered in Faisalabad’s Kotwali police station. “On the court orders, the Kotwali police […]

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US citizen also implicated in case against Geo TV

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KARACHI: A local court ordered the registration of a case against Geo TV employees, including an American citizen. Besides registering a case against the Jang Group owner, Geo TV Vice President Dr Amir Liaquat, anchorperson Dr Shaista Lodhi, singer Mohsin Rizvi, Actress Veena Malik, her husband Asad Khattak and others, the court ordered implicating George […]

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Suspension of Geo TV licence: Media crisis turns into Pemra chaos

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ISLAMABAD: The media crisis that has been gripping the nation for a month took a turn for the worse on Tuesday evening when a meeting held by a few members of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) announced the suspension of three licences — Geo News, Geo Entertainment and Geo Tez — of Geo […]

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Legal action against Geo: Court orders criminal case against Mir Shakil

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LAHORE: A district and sessions judge in Abbottabad on Monday ordered the local police to register a criminal case against Jang/Geo Group’s Chief Executive Mir Shakilur Rehman, Geo’s morning show host, actress Veena Malik and others in a blasphemy case. Responding to a petition filed by Advocate Abdul Rauf Khan, the court had issued notices […]

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Geo blasphemy row engulfs ARY anchors, singer & poet

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to information secretary, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman, ARY chief executive, anchors Mubashir Lucman, Nida Yasir, Shaista Lodhi, Amjad Sabri qawwal, poet Aqeel Mohsin Naqvi, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and Cable Operators Association of Pakistan chairman in connection with the Geo […]

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Ban ARY also, court asked

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ISLAMABAD: The Shuhada Foundation of Pakistan on Saturday filed a writ petition with the Islamabad High Court against ARY Digital TV channel for airing a controversial programme. The Shuhada Foundation through Tariq Asad Advocate has filed the petition. The Federal secretary information, Pemra chairman, PTA chairman, Council of Islamic Ideology chairman, Cable Operators Association Chairman […]

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Notices issued to Jang Group’s CEO, others

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ABBOTABAD: A district judge in Abbottabad on Sunday asked the Geo/Jang group’s chief executive, the host of its morning show, its producers and staff to appear before the court today (Monday). Advocate Abdul Rauf Khan had filed an application under section 22-A of the CrPc seeking registration of criminal case against Jang/Geo Group Chief Executive […]

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