KARACHI (Web Desk) – Kamran Khan, Azhar Abbas, Iftikhar Ahmed and other senior journalists on Saturday announced their disassociation from BOL, an upcoming media group, in the wake of the ongoing probe against its parent company, Axact.
The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) initiated its probe following an investigative report on Axact in the New York Times which alleged that the company had minted millions by selling fake degrees.
The big names in the field of mainstream media and journalism took to the micro blogging website Twitter to announce their resignations.
Charges against Axact far from proven in court but my conscience not letting me continue.I’ve decided to disassociate from Bol immediately
— Kamran Khan (@AajKamranKhan) May 23, 2015
Kamran Khan was Editor-in-Chief and President for Axact’s media group.
I have resigned from BOL after speaking to my editors and staff. I did put together a great team of journalists. Wish them best — Azhar Abbas (@AzharAbbas3) May 23, 2015
Azhar Abbas was President and CEO, for BOL’s news channel.
I can not work for an organization whose basic workings conflict with my proffesional comittment.Ive decided to disassociate myself from Bol
— Iftikhar Ahmad (@jawabdeyh) May 23, 2015
Iftikhar Ahmed was Senior Executive Vice President and Senior Anchroperson for BOL.
I have Resigned from Bol News, truth must prevail. — Asma Shirazi (@asmashirazi) May 23, 2015
Asma Shirazi was Senior Anchorperson, Executive Vice President for BOL.
It’s done. I will be back, but not on Bol. Pakistan Zindabad. Journalism Paindabad.
— Wajahat S. Khan (@WajSKhan) May 23, 2015
Wajahat S Khan was Senior Anchorperson, Executive Vice President of BOL.