Press Council of Pakistan asks for report on kidnapping of two journalists from Sukkur

Islamabad, June 30, 2015 (PPI-OT):The Press Council of Pakistan, taking note of a report published in local press regarding protest by the journalist community in Peshawar against abduction of two journalists from Sukkur, has asked the Sindh Government to expedite necessary action for the abductees’ safe recovery and sought report on steps taken in this regard by the authorities.

Hakim Ali Abruwas kidnapped about two months back and Shahid Ali was abducted early in June, 2015 from Sukkur. The PCP has demanded action terming this act as not only a criminal offence against the victims tantamount to harassment of journalist community but also a hindrance in the free flow of information.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +92-51-9252323 and +92-51-9252324
Fax: +92-51-9252325 and +92-51-9252326