FIA releases Amir Mir, Imran Shafqat on bail

By: News Desk      Published: 03:41 PM, 7 Aug, 2021
FIA releases Amir Mir, Imran Shafqat on bail

Senior journalists Amir Mir and Imran Shafqat who had been picked up the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) early Saturday morning were released later in the evening on bail, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Amir Mir’s brother, renowned journalist Hamid Mir, took to twitter to announce the release of his brother as well as that of Imran Shafqat.

In his tweet, he said that FIA, in its press release, had stated that both of them had been arrested for making contemptuous remarks against the judiciary, army and some ‘women’.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday arrested senior journalist Amir Mir from Lahore.

The journalist community has expressed concern over the arrest of Amir Mir.

While reacting to Amir Mir’s arrest, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has announced to stage a protest against the arrest.

The former ruling party said it will stage a protest inside Punjab Assembly on Monday.

Similarly, the FIA also arrested another journalist Syed Shafqat Imran this morning.

Reporter Irfan Malik