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Published On: Fri, Jun 15th, 2012

Investigate off-air clips of Malik Riaz interview

Investigate off-air clips of Malik Riaz interview
The Supreme Court on Friday formed a two-member committee to investigate the controversial off-air clips of a talk show aired by a private television channel. The apex directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) to present a complete report on the issue to SC’s registrar

The two-member committee, comprised of Justice Jawwad S Khwaja and Justice Khilji Arif, will investigate the case and will formulate its recommendations, SC’s full-court statement said.

Earlier, the apex court summoned the record of the controversial clips from the Pemra.

The show was aired by a private TV channel on Wednesday in which Mubashir Lucman and Mehr Bokhari interviewed real estate tycoon Malik Riaz in the light of the ongoing controversy pertaining to allegations against Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry.

The footage of the interaction of Lucman and Bokhari with Riaz on Wednesday night was uploaded on the internet.

It showed their unguarded conversation with each other and with Riaz as they discussed the interview during commercial breaks.


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