Geo News reporter Ali Imran Syed went missing in Karachi on Friday evening.
The development came a day after he had obtained the CCTV footage of the hotel showing Captain Safdar’s arrest.
According to Ali Imran’s family, he went to the nearby bakery, but left his phone home, and did not return.
The Police have been informed about his disappearance.
Managing Director Geo News, Azhar Abbas also took to social media, sharing details of reporter’s disappearance.
Our reporter Ali Imran Syed is missing for at least 6 hours now. As per his wife, he went to a nearby bakery on foot but didn’t come back. Geo and his family has informed the police. We hope for his early and safe recovery. pic.twitter.com/y3LnuF3epD— Azhar Abbas (@AzharAbbas3) October 23, 2020
Meanwhile, the Pakistani journalist community is concerned about Ali Imran Syed’s disappearence and demands his safe return and inquirey into the matter.
A senior reporter of @geonews_urdu Ali Imran Syed has gone misteriously missing.Ali Imran Syed broke the story about CCTV footage of Capt Safdar’s arrest from Avari Hotel Karachi @CPJAsia @RSF_inter @freepressunltd @IFJGlobal @pressfreedompk @freepress @IFEX @amnestysasia @hrw pic.twitter.com/Ze46GZc2fA— @Shahzad A (@shahzada975) October 24, 2020
A senior reporter of @geonews_urdu Ali Imran Syed has gone misteriously missing.Ali Imran Syed broke the story about CCTV footage of Capt Safdar’s arrest from Avari Hotel Karachi @CPJAsia @RSF_inter @freepressunltd @IFJGlobal @pressfreedompk @freepress @IFEX @amnestysasia @hrw https://t.co/vEIMtIukjs— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) October 24, 2020
Ali Imran Syed @geonews_urdu is fearless & detailed field reporter. He went to Syria to cover war. He always pushfor difficult work. Offlate, he took KE to task. He was not against PTI, he appreciated their COVID policies. Let’s not conclude who abducted him. Don’t rule India out— Muzzammil Aslam (@MuzzammilAslam3) October 23, 2020
Mr Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI Ali Imran Syed of @geonews_urdu goes missing in KHI, we journalists demand you to look into this and play your role in his safe return for his family, for us and for Pakistan.— Tariq Mateen (@tariqmateen) October 23, 2020