Pakistan News : The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has suspended licence of ARY TV channel for airing anti-judiciary programs besides slapping it with Rs10 million fine.
The media watchdog has also banned ARY’s talk show Khara Sach and its host Mubashir Lucman.
According to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority, Geo Entertainment and ARY News will stay off air for 30 and 15 days respectively as penalization.
“Persistent violation of PEMRA rules & regulations by these TV channels forced the authority to take this action”, said a statement issued by the watchdog.
Moreover, the regulator also shut down Geo Entertainment’s morning show, ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’, hosted by Dr Shaista Wahidi, and ARY News’s talk show, ‘Kharra Sach’, anchored by Mubashir Lucman for indefinite period.