'Dr Shahid Masood skipped today's hearing'
PTV corruption case
ISLAMABAD: An accountability court here on Thursday deferred indictment of anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood in a case pertaining to alleged financial irregularities in the Pakistan Television (PTV), ARY News reported. The accountability court judge deferred the indictment after Masood’s counsel raised objections on certain charges added to a challan against his client. He reserved a verdict on the counsel’s objections and is likely to pronounce his verdict soon. Earlier, on Jan 9, Masood approached the Supreme Court…
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday turned down a bail plea of detained TV anchor Dr. Shahid Masood in Pakistan Television (PTV) corruption case. During the hearing of bail plea in the IHC, Justice Mohsin Akhtar announced the reserved verdict in the case and declared the bail request of Shahid Masood rejected. On Dec 20, the high court reserved a verdict on the plea of former managing director of PTV in corruption case. As per the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the journalist is accused of…