Anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood lands in Adiala Jail

Anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood lands in Adiala Jail

*ISLAMABAD - Anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood finally lands in Adiala Jail. *

The court on Thursday ordered that anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood be sent to Adiala Jail on judicial remand in relation to Pakistan Television Corruption case.

Masood, who was appointed as PTV chairman in the tenure of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), was presented before the court of Duty Judge Inamullah as his five-day judicial remand ended today.

During the hearing, the Federal Investigation Authority stated that the anchorperson had signed an agreement with a fake company to negotiate with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for grant of rights for coverage of cricket matches played in Pakistan.

Masood was involved in embezzlement of around Rs37 million from PTV as he negotiated with PCB for media rights and granted them to a fake catering company, FIA added.