Ministers assure strict action against responsible of beating journalists

ISLAMABAD – State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Monday assured strict action against responsible officials involved in the beating of journalists the other day at red zone.

Speaking in the National Assembly, he said that an inquiry would be conducted to ascertain the responsible of beating journalists. Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique already visited the site and condemned the beating of journalists by the police.

The prime minister and the Punjab chief minister have already taken notices of the incident. The government expresses grief and regrets the incident. The journalists staged walkout from the press gallery to protest beating of journalists by the police.

Sheikh Aftab and Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhary Barjees Tahir visited the gallery and assured strict action responsible of beating journalists.

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