WEB DESK: Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar has taken notice of female journalist’s thrashing by a security guard of Frontier Coprs (FC) on Friday for asking questions.
According to local media reports, the minister in a statement has said that misbehaving with journalists in line of their duties would not be tolerated and directed for inquiry into the matter.
Saima Kanwal, associated with a private news channel was doing a report on problems faced by citizens at National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) office in Karachi when a FC soldier deployed as a guard tried to stop her.
A video, that went viral on social media, shows the soldier first tried to stop the cameraman from shooting, but when Kanwal diverted the camera on him for attacking the media, he slapped her.
Reportedly, Saima Kanwal, was going live at the time on problems faced by citizens at the registration office.
However, the federal minister has ordered an inquiry into the incident.