According to the NAB sources, Geo/Jang Group owner Mir Shakil ur Rehman appeared before the NAB court to respond to the questions about the charges on Thursday. However, Mr. Rehman could not answer the questions after which NAB took him into custody.
Dimilar cases were filed against Mir Shakil ur Rehman in the past we as well which were level against him in the past, proven to be false and baseless.
GEO Senior Anchor/Journalist Hamid Mir tweets about Mr Rehman’s arrest on social media a while ago.
NAB Lahore arrested Chief Editor of Jang Group Mir Shakeel ur Rehman in Lahore it’s not a secret that why NAB arrested him ARY accusing that Nawaz Sharif gave favour to him in 1986 but forgot what Nawaz Sharif did against him in 1998 @pressfreedom@RSF_inter@pressfreedompk
Prime Minister Imran Khan back in 2014 warned Jang Group owner Mr Mir Shakil Ur Rehman that “I know what you are doing the character assassination and blackmailing, anyone who comes in the way of Mr Rehman and suddenly democracy is in danger and journalism is in danger but if you using journalism for your personal persona.”.
Journalists are referring to this NAB arrest of Mr. Rehman as an attack on freedom of press.