PEMRA bans live, recorded coverage of rallies in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Monday banned live and recorded coverage of rallies, and public gatherings in Islamabad ahead of former prime minister Imran Khan’s court appearance in the federal capital۔
According to details, PEMRA has issued a notification, stating that the ban has been extended to cover public meetings and rallies in the Islamabad area for March 27۔
The notification said that the license of satellite TV channels would be revoked for violating the instructions۔
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The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority further said the live broadcast of violent mobs and attacks on law enforcement agencies, spread chaos and panic.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan departed for Islamabad to appear before an Islamabad court today to seek interim bail in five cases related to vandalism in the judicial complex.
The decision was made during a meeting presided over by Imran Khan himself, where he discussed the matter with party leadership and legal team.