PEMRA decides to ban crime re-enactment programs

PEMRA decides to ban crime re-enactment programs
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Chairman Absar Alam has decided to ban all crime re-enactment programs from 1st Ramzan and made it clear that strict action would be taken against those channels that violate rules and regulations.


While addressing a press conference here at today in Islamabad PEMRA decided to ban all re-enactment programs from 1st of Ramzan and after that crime re-enactment shows would not be allowed to broadcast.


He added that suicide scenes, rape victim interviews and pictures would not be allowed on-air from 1st Ramzan while entertainment channels would also not be allowed to show any act of murder.


Absar Alam stated that if any channel violate rules then it would has to face ban of one month while in case of violation again the matter would be sent to PEMRA authority in order to shut down channel.


Chairman PEMRA elaborated that TV Channels would be able to broadcast any programs but keeping in view respect of Ramzan month.


He expressed his hope that all channels would follow rules and regulations and avoid violation of society norms.


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