Fake News

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Star cricketer Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday approached Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and lodged a complaint against some TV channels for airing allegedly baseless news about his injury during the T20 World Cup in India.

According to media reports, the cricketer in his complaint requested PEMRA to take action against certain TV channels for disseminating of one-sided news about his injury and failing to seek his own comments on the matter.

He stated that certain channels had not only declared his injury as fake; they also contended that the MRI reports supplied as evidence of his injury were fabricated.

PEMRA has referred his complaint to the Council of Complaints in Lahore for further action.