Sunday, April 25, 2010

Quetta police arrest, release 20 media men

LAHORE: Police in Quetta arrested and later released 20 people, including journalists and staff of a TV channel, a private TV channel reported on Sunday. The people were protesting in front of the Balochistan Chief Minister’s House against the manhandling of a journalist, Mustafa Tareen, at the hands of the police, the channel said. The police also seized Tareen’s car, which has not been returned so far, the channel added. The channel said three policemen were suspended for torturing Tareen and arresting the 20 people. daily times monitor

Police arrest 20 newsmen in Quetta

QUETTA, (SANA): Police Sunday arrested 20 newsmen including a private TV channel staffers who were protesting in front of the Chief Minister House here against police manhandling of a newsman.

Quetta bureau chief of private TV channel was subjected to violence by the policemen three days ago.

The protesters from journalists’ organizations were Sunday demanding government action against the policemen involved in manhandling of the newsman.

The protest rally when reached before the Chief Minister House in Quetta today, police arrested 20 newsmen.

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