Dainik Jang reporter picked up from Karachi

Syed Mohammad Askari, reporter of Dainik Jang.  - Geo News/File
Syed Mohammad Askari, reporter of Daily Jung. – Geo News/File
  • Men in uniform and plain clothes take away the journalist in a mobile van.
  • The whereabouts of journalist Mohammad Askari are still unknown.
  • The family urged the authorities to recover Askari immediately.

Karachi: Another member of the journalist fraternity, Syed Muhammad Askari, a senior journalist daily jangwas picked up from Karachi, news Reported on Sunday.

According to eyewitness accounts from Askari’s friend who was present at the time of the incident, Askari was taken into custody by police and personnel in plain clothes.

Eyewitnesses claimed that a police mobile and a white vehicle stopped Askari’s car near Qayyumabad KPT interchange on Korangi Road on Saturday night when the two were returning from a wedding.

He further said that the police and unidentified men in plain clothes took the two into custody, although Askari introduced himself to them and told them that he was a journalist.

However, Askari’s accomplice was later released. he brought the car War reported to the office and custody.

news It was further stated that when Askari’s friend contacted the police helpline Madadgaar 15 to narrate the incident, the policeman receiving the call asked him to contact the concerned police station.

However, the reporter could not be traced till the time of writing.

SHO Rao Rafiq of Zaman Town police station was also informed about the incident, but he denied any knowledge.

Meanwhile, Korangi’s SSP Tariq Nawaz said that information about the incident is being taken.

The family has demanded that the authorities recover Askari immediately.

Meanwhile, office bearers of Karachi Press Club, Karachi Union of Journalists and Education Reporters Association have condemned the incident and demanded immediate recovery of Askari.

Earlier too many journalists in Karachi were picked up in a similar manner.

there was such a recent incident before Askari geo news Journalist Zubair Anjum was picked up from his residence in Karachi’s Model Colony area last month.

However, Anjum returned to his home safe and sound a day after he was admitted.

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