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AC defers Shahid Masood’s indictment in 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…

Shahid Masood approaches SC for post-arrest bail

ISLAMABAD: Anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court seeking post-arrest bail in the Pakistan Television (PTV) corruption case. Masood moved a bail petition in the top court through his counsel challenging the Islamabad High Court’s (IHC) verdict that rejected his bail plea. He submitted in the petition that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had failed to present evidence to corroborate charges leveled against him and pleaded the court to order his release on bail. Earlier, on Dec…

Shahid Masood sent to jail in PTV corruption case

ISLAMABAD: A district and sessions’ court on Thursday sent TV anchor Dr. Shahid Masood to jail on a judicial remand in PTV corruption case, ARY News reported. The TV journalist was produced before the court today after expiry of his physical remand in the case. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) requested the court to extend the physical remand of Dr. Masood for probe, however the plea was rejected. The court on Sept 14 issued arrest warrants of the TV anchor facing charges of irregularities while serving as…

Court issues arrest warrants for Shahid Masood in journalist’s cellphone snatching case

ISLAMABAD: A district and sessions court in Islamabad on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for TV anchor Shahid Masood in a case pertaining to snatching of journalist’s cell phone, ARY News reported. The petitioner in his plea had said that he was deployed for coverage at the Islamabad High Court when Mr. Masood, after hurling some harsh words, snatched his cellphone. The incident had occurred a few weeks ago. While hearing the plea today, the court issued arrest warrants for the TV anchor. The court also rejected…

Court grants FIA five days’ physical remand of Shahid Masood

ISLAMABAD: A District and Session Court granted five days' physical remand of Dr. Shahid Masood to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday in a case pertaining to alleged financial irregularities in the state-owned television. A team of FIA produced television anchor Dr. Shahid Masood before the court today and pleaded for 10 days' physical remand of Masood for investigation of the case. The judge granted five days' physical remand of Masood to FIA and ordered the investigation agency to produce him before…

Case registered against Shahid Masood for snatching journalist’s cellphone during coverage

ISLAMABAD: A case was registered against television anchorperson Shahid Masood at a police station in Islamabad for snatching cellphone of a reporter during high court coverage a few weeks ago, ARY News reported. The case was filed at Ramna Police Station in the capital city. The petitioner said he was deployed for coverage at the Islamabad High Court when Mr. Masood, after using some harsh words, snatched his cellphone. He contended in his FIR that Mr. Masood snatched his phone and deleted all data he had recorded…

FIA raids at Shahid Masood residence, fails to arrest

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) failed to arrest anchorperson Shahid Masood, who is absconding in PTV Corruption case worth around Rs 33 million. FIA raided Masood's Islamabad residence in sector F7, after getting information that his vehicle arrived at the house, however, it turned out later that driver of Masood was driving the car, who had come to leave the vehicle there. Masood fled a local court in Islamabad on Thursday after it turned down his bail plea in PTV corruption case. During the…

Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Shahid Masood

KARACHI: In another blow to already banned anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood, a court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrants for the journalist in a case related to corruption of Rs38 million in the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), ARY News reported. The warrants were issued by a senior civil judge on the request of the Federal Investigation Agency for his non-cooperation in the graft case.  An investigation officer of FIA, Kashif Riaz Awan said the suspect deliberately avoided to join the investigation.…

Shahid Masood made baseless claims in Zainab murder case: FIA

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in its report submitted to the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday declared television anchor Dr. Shahid Masood’s allegations baseless in the Zainab rape and murder case, ARY News reported. In the report, the investigating agency has said that Dr Masood couldn’t establish the veracity of his claims. Masood had claimed the prime accused in Zainab murder case Imran Ali owned foreign currency accounts and insisted that a whole gang was behind the man. He also claimed that…

What actually is dark web? is Zainab case related to dark web? experts answer

A number of Information Technology (IT) experts shed light on what actually is dark web, the red rooms on dark web and if the Zainab murder-rape case is related to dark web in a special episode of ARY News' "Sar-e-Aam" show. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE VIDEOS Cyber security expert Chaudhry Mansab Ali, Shahid Jamal Tabrezi, Cyber law expert- IT experts Irum Ahmed Khan Tanveer Landla attended the show and educated the viewers about dark web and if Zainab case has some correlation with the darkest part of the web. What is Dark…