Prime Minister Office has lauded the role of media and ordered an investigation into the acts of violence against journalists. A spokesman for PM’s Office said the responsible would be held accountable. He said such incidents were individual acts which were condemnable. He directed the authorities to provide best possible treatment to the injured journalists.
The Prime Minister also contacted Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan over police torture on journalists.
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar also condemned the police high-handedness. Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad also contacted the Prime minister and Interior Minister in this regard.