The FIA has registered cases against 49 journalists and social media workers, including Murtaza Solangi Omar Cheema and Aizaz Syed, on charges of propaganda against the Pakistan Army and state institutions, which will be tried under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act PEKA 2016.
According to the news, FIA would be issue notices to concern persons soon. In this regard, the Dawn newspaper reported that strict action is expected against these individuals.
Citing FIA sources, the newspaper said that concrete evidence has been found against some of them. FIA officials say violators of the law will not be forgiven.
These journalists include Aizaz Syed, Asad Ali Toor, Ehtesham Afghan, Murtaza Solangi Omar Cheema and many others.