Pakistani female journalist slapped by guard, probe ordered

The case was registered at the Gulbahar station against attack and firing at the Nadra office.  

IANS| Last Updated: Oct 22, 2016, 07:17 AM IST

Karachi: Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Friday took notice of an incident in which a Frontier Corp guard slapped a female journalist.

The federal interior minister ordered investigation of the incident that took place at Nadra office in Karachi.

Nisar Ali Khan said that misconduct with women would not be tolerated, Geo News reported.

Earlier on Friday, journalist Saima Kanwal registered a case against an FC trooper posted on guard duty at the Nadra office in Nazimabad for slapping her.

The case was registered at the Gulbahar station against attack and firing at the Nadra office.

Meanwhile, the FC trooper registered a case against the anchorperson for interfering with state matters.

Video footage from social media shows the reporter telling the cameraman to show the face and uniform of the guard, who allegedly misbehaved with her, before he can be seen slapping her.

The reporter was shooting a programme about the problems faced by citizens at Nadra registration office.