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Bol News’ license suspended for 30 days by Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: Pemra has today suspended the license of Bol News for a month and imposed a  Rs. 1m fine as punishment for airing remarks against LHC judges.  

It is pertinent to mention her that on 13th day of January Pemra had issued a show-cause notice to Messrs. Labbaik Pvt. Ltd/Bol News over Tajzia, a program hosted by Sami Ibrahim.

ImageAccording to details, while pondering over the issue of the appointment of judges Bol channel “aired contemptuous remarks against the CJ and other judges of LHC casting cast aspersions against the superior judiciary in violation of Article 19 read with Article 68 of the Constitution and the Pemra laws including the Pemra Code of Conduct, 2015.”

Pemra further stated that the channel did not express any regrets or remorse and argued that the show-cause notice was uncalled for and must be withdrawn. | YouTube Channel



M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.