PEMRA Penalizes ARY News and GEO Kahani

Written by  APP Tuesday, 01 March 2016 17:04

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of Rs200,000 on Geo Kahani and ARY News each for airing objectionable material.

In a meeting in Islamabad, PEMRA ordered both the channels to deposit fine by March 14 and air an public apology as well.

Fine on Geo Kahani has been imposed for airing objectionable language used by Dr Aamir Liaquat, whereas, a fine on ARY News has been imposed for airing objectionable remarks of a participant Zaid Hamid in a talk show “Sawal Yeh Hai” hosted by Dr Danish on December 12, 2015.

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