Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) JUI-F Senator Hafiz Hamdullah on the charge of abusing and harassing Marvi Sirmed, a rights campaigner, during a live television talk show.

According to details, Kohsar police station has registered a case on the complaint of women rights activist and journalist Marvi Sirmed. In the complaint, Sirmed accused Hamdullah of threatening her with severe consequences during TV talk show.

Police registered the case under section 506/394 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

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Earlier, Marvi Sirmed and Hafiz Hamdullah were involved in a fiery exchange of words during the recording of a talk show, in which the latter appeared to physically and verbally threaten Sirmed.

Sirmed has accused Hamdullah of maligning her character and assaulting her verbally and physically during the live talk show.