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Journalist Asad Toor assaulted by unidentified men in Islamabad

The journalist community and politicians have condemned the attack and expressed solidarity with Toor

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Journalist Asad Toor assaulted by unidentified men in Islamabad!

As being reported, unidentified assailants broke into the house of journalist Asad Ali Toor on Tuesday night and attacked him.

The journalist-blogger has shared his statement in a video being shared on social media. According to Asad Ali Toor, three unidentified men broke into his apartment and tortured him.

 

The three assailants can be seen leaving Toor’s apartment in the CCTV footage.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari on Wednesday condemned the attack on the journalist.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in a tweet shared that SSP Islamabad has been directed to probe the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.

“Condemn attack on journalist Asad Toor. Perpetrators are on the CCTV cameras and Info Min
@fawadchaudhry has already been in touch with the police to take necessary action,” Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari tweeted.
The journalist community and politicians have condemned the attack and expressed solidarity with Toor.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.