Journalist assaulted during PDM’s anti-govt ‘jalsa’ in Pakistan



A reporter was assaulted during the anti-government ‘jalsa’ organised by the People Democratic Movement (PDM) in Karachi on Sunday.

The incident happened when Sanjay Sadhwani from SAMAA TV, was reporting the second power show of the 11-party opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM).

A volunteer had asked Sadhwani to leave even after he saw his press pass and grabbed the latter’s hand. Sadhwani was attacked for speaking out after he was asked to stop reporting.

Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah stated that strict action will be taken against the perpetrators.