Supreme Court rejects private TV Channel plea against licence suspension

Supreme Court rejects private TV Channel plea against licence suspension
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ISLAMABAD: Neo TV channel had to face a set back in the supreme court of Pakistan over the issue of licence suspension.

PEMRA moved against private TV Channel for propaganda against Civil-Military relations

The Supreme Court yesterday rejected a private TV channel’s request to suspend an Islamabad High Court’s verdict and said the media should be very careful regarding airing programmes and/or reporting on the judiciary.

A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, heard a private television channel’s appeal against an Islamabad High Court’s verdict.

PEMRA council of complaints established

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had suspended Neo TV Channel’s licence for a week for airing a talk show regarding Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Senator Nehal Hashmi’s meeting at an airport.

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