FC guard, female journalist reach agreement
KARACHI: A Frontier Constabulary (FC) guard, who was caught on CCTV footage slapping female journalist Saima Kanwal at a Nadra office in Liaqatabad, has reached an out of court agreement with her on Monday, the sources revealed.
The sources added that both the parties have decided to withdraw cases against each other. It is pertinent to mention here that on Saturday, a local court had accepted the pre-bail plea of the FC guard. The pre-arrest bail was set by the court at Rs 50K.
It is noteworthy here that female journalist Saima Kanwal had registered a case against the FC guard who, while being posted at the Nadra office, had allegedly misbehaved with her before slapping her in the face. The case was registered at the Gulbahar station. On the other hand, another case had also been registered against her by the FC guard over interfering with state matters.
The reporter was shooting a program about the problems and issues faced by citizens at Nadra registration office. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan took notice of the incident and ordered an investigation.