Karachi, August 17, 2016 (PPI-OT): Attention is invited towards the provisions of section 21 (1) (b), 21 (2) and (3) of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 and stated that publishing/ reporting names of the Honourable Judges or other persons concerned in the Court proceedings on electronic/ print media are in violation of the above mentioned provisions of the statute besides exposing them to enhance security risk.
The attention of all concerned be drawn towards the above mentioned provisions of the statute with directions to desist from publishing / reporting names of the Honourable Judges or other persons concerned with court proceedings and ensure adherence to the above provision of law, in letter and spirit.
For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401