Swat Press Club expressed concern over a series of FIR registered against journalists

Swat Press Club on Tuesday expressed grave concern over a series of FIR registered against journalists working in Swat Valley and demanded their withdrawal.

According to details, a meeting of Swat Press club, Swat Union of Journalists and Electronic Media Association was held in press club here on Tuesday, where a large number of Journalists were present.

“The Swat Press Club (SPC) members showed grave concern over the registration of FIR that has been filed against journalists.

An FIR was registered under sections 500,506, and 25 D against the General Secretary Swat Press Club and Correspondent of 24 News Subhanullah, Sheraz Khan of Express News, and Muhammad Zubair of Geo News.

During the meeting, a senior journalist and President All Malakand Union of Journalist Shahzad Alam said that a fake and false case has been registered against three Swat based working journalists.

Police registered FIR without any investigation about the reality while in this connection the police role was totally found suspect. He further said that Swat Press Club stands in solidarity with all members of the fraternity. Later on a group of senior journalists visit and meets DIG Malakand Abdul Ghafoor Afiridi about the incident and he orders to police official to investigate the matter on merit.

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