KARACHI: Karachi South Additional Session Judge (ADJ) Rajesh Chander Rajput has issued the arrest warrants of Jang Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman, Jang Group Chief publisher Mir Javed-ur-Rehman, channel TV One anchorperson Shahid Masood, and others TV One officials while directing the area police to present the accused persons on September 15.
The court in its order said, “whereas complaint of Aqeel Karim Dhedhi has been made before me that aforementioned offence has been committed and it appears likely that above persons can give evidence concerning the said complaint. And whereas, I have good and sufficient reason to believe that said accused will not attend on the hearing of the said complaint unless compelled to do so”.
The court further said, “this is to authorise and require you (police) to arrest the said accused persons and bring them before the court on 15-09-2018 to be examined touching the above-said offence.”
“If the said accused shall give surety in the sum of Rs 100,000 each to attend before me (court) and continue to attend, they may be released,” the statement concluded.