Another local journalist beaten by armed people at Peshawar

Another local journalist beaten by armed people at Peshawar

Peshawar : Pakistan | May 07, 2012 at 5:22 AM PDT
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Peshawar, armed personnel beaten up the local journalist on Monday morning in Peshawar, according the Zahid Mero Khel unknown armed people picked him at road, when he was going to his office Daily Nai Bat Peshawar.

Zahid Meero Khel attached to local Urdu News Paper Daily Nai Bat Lahore, two day back his newspapers publish a story about government corruption, in which Zahid wrote about the escaped prisoner. According to Zahid Meero khel story he escaped prisoner relative of chief minister of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa. Escaping the prisoner from hospital has links of health department official, whose give him support for escaping from the hospital.

Prisoner basically from Mardan and court punish him for life imprisonment, but after the shifting the hospital, two weeks back the prisoner escaped from the hospital, provincial government suspends the police cops, whose was on duty.

The Peshawar high court also takes sumoto action on the escaping of the prisoner , chief justice Dost Mohammad also notices to health secretary whose shifts the patient from central prison to hospital , Hayat abad medical complex , where he get a chance and escaped from the hospital.

Zahid Meero Khel published two day back stories about the relation of the drug smuggler and chief minister of the province. After that today on Monday three armed people whose drive the car, pick the Zahid Meero Khel from Balahisar fort and then beating him in car after one hour they kick out the Zahid Meero Khel near to the session court of the Peshawar. During beating the armed people hurt the Zahid Khan also breaks his one arm. Other people shifted the Zahid Meero Khel to lady reading hospital for treatment.

According to Zahid Meero Khel the registration Number of the car is MARDAN 5252 and the armed people have weapons , he talks to media on hospital that’s he know if police detain these people. He blamed also the police who are on duty at Fort Balahisar Road but they didn’t take any action. Police registers the first investigation Report of the incident against unknown people.

President of the Khyber union of journalist Arshad Aziz Malik condemns the act of the behavior of armed people to journalist and he demands from the government to take Necessary action for the security of the journalist community.

Journalists also boycott of the provincial assembly session on Monday and they shout against the government of the Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa province. Later the provincial law minister assured to journalist community, that the provincial government will take action against these people who’s involved in journalist beating, after the confirmation from the government the journalist stop the boycott from the provincial assembly session

musarrat ullah jan is based in Peshawar, North West Frontier, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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