PFUJ announces probe/monitoring body

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PFUJ announces probe/monitoring body

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), an umbrella organization of all the journalists unions across the country, has set up a six-member committee to probe the incident of kidnapping of Matiullah Jan from the high security zone of Islamabad as well as to monitor the progress in police investigation.

The Union has also decided to become a party in the Matiullah Jan contempt of court case to the extent of interpretation of Article 19 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The six-member committee will be headed by Pakistan’s senior most working journalist M Ziauddin with Munizae Jehangir, Nasir Malick, Fauzia Shahid, Asmatullah Niazi and Asif Bashir Chaudhry as its members. The chairman has also been authorized to set up any sub-committee and, if required, include more members from the civil society.

Newspaper: BR

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