Another Reporter Goes Missing, as Censorship Takes Physical Form

Geo News report Ali Imran Syed

A columnist working for Geo News has disappeared in Karachi. As per a report distributed on their site, Ali Imran Syed disappeared on Friday. 

Ali Imran Syed left his home somewhere in the range of 7pm and 8pm in the wake of telling his family he would be back home in 30 minutes. He has not gotten back since, the report said. It likewise cited his significant other as saying that his vehicle was left external the house and he had left his cell phone at home. 

The Geo News organization expressed that the Karachi police boss and DIG East have been educated about Imran’s disappearance, the distribution stated, including that the family had likewise presented a report to Sachal police headquarters. 

Then, Sindh government representative Murtaza Wahab said Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has considered the episode and addressed the IG. “The issue is being explored,” he said. 

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The journalist’s disappearance has additionally accumulated consideration via online media. The hashtag ‘BringBackAliImran’ was among the top patterns on Twitter on Saturday. 

Absolution International expressed that Imran was “dreaded to have been exposed to an implemented disappearance for his announcing”. “The specialists must build up his whereabouts promptly,” the basic freedoms bunch said. 

PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz additionally censured the correspondent’s disappearance. 

“I have heard that he has been gotten for supposedly sharing CCTV film of [retired Captain Safdar’s arrest]. This is tragic,” she said while addressing correspondents in Lahore. 

Tending to the administration, she stated: “You have won a great deal of fire for separating my entryway, the way where you captured my significant other and the manner in which you subverted the Sindh police power. 

“Try not to acquire yourself more analysis by grabbing individuals and preventing them from raising their voice for reality. This is extremely off-base [and] needs to stop,” she said. 

In the interim, Information Minister Shibli Faraz said he “truly trusted and implored” Imran would rejoin with his loved ones soon.


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