TV anchor booked on Dr Aamir Liaquat’s complaint | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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TV anchor booked on Dr Aamir Liaquat’s complaint

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LAHORE: The Racecourse Police have registered a case against a TV anchor Mubasher Lucman on the charges of attacking known scholar and Jang Group Editor Religious Affairs Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain and uttering abuses against country’s courts and the Jang Group.

A case No 591/13 under Section 506 of PPC was registered against the accused on Sunday. However, no arrest was made till filing of the report. The case was forwarded to the Investigation Wing of Racecourse Police for further investigation.

The complainant stated in the FIR that he, along with other Geo channel team members and some other people including Mufti Abdul Qadir, Mufti Muhammad Naeem Qadri, Ahmed Ziaul Haq and Muhammad Mohsin, was present in a local hotel on Saturday night when the anchor passed by. Dr Aamir said when he greeted him, he started using abusive language against his organisation. He said, “You people did whatever you wanted. But now you will see what I will do with you.” The anchor said that he did not care about courts, saying “My foot.”

Dr Aamir said he tried to calm Mubasher down and told him that he was a guest, but he threatened him with murder and came forward to hit him. However, the people present there stopped him. According to SP Investigation Civil Lines Imtiaz Sarwar, probe was underway and action would be taken according to the law after hearing viewpoint of both parties.

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