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After Amir Liaquat, Now Dr Shahid Masood Also Gets Banned by PEMRA

Pakistan Electronic and Print Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) suspended Dr. Shahid Masood’s show, “Live with Dr Shahid Masood ” on Bol TV.

 The show will remain suspended for a duration of 30 days and a Rs. 1 million fine is to be paid by Bol network. The show was suspended due to false allegations against Pakistan Army and ministers of finance and defense.

Sindh Council of Complaints made recommendations against Bol tv and Dr. Shahid Masood after the network failed to provide a valid point against a complaint issued against them.

The complaint forwarded to PEMRA by Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar states that Dr. Shahid Masood, on January 24th on the show, Live with Dr. Shahid Masood made false allegations against an alleged meeting held in Rawalpindi between senior officials of the military and Ministers of Defence and Finance. According to the complaint, the allegations were made due to ulterior motives and mala fide against the Ministers.

Here’s a part of the notice issued by PEMRA to Dr. Shahid Masood and Bol Network:

 

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