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Jang group ‘should make clear’ why correction of ‘faux information’ wasn’t revealed: CJP – Pakistan


Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday ordered The Information and Urdu every day Jang to publish a clarification explaining why the newsgroup did not run a correction regarding a news story that appeared within the newspapers on Monday claiming the CJP needed Shahbaz Sharif to be the following prime minister.

The CJP on Monday took discover of a “faux information” story revealed in The Information and Jang dailies titled “I wish to see Shahbaz Sharif as prime minister”, attributing the quote to Justice Nisar.

He had ordered the chief editor and writer of The Information and Jang, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, to look within the Supreme Court docket (SC) right this moment; nonetheless, the Jang group’s chief editor failed to take action.

Justice Nisar requested Qayyum Siddiqui, who was representing Rahman in courtroom right this moment, why a correction had not been revealed regardless of the courtroom’s earlier order.

Siddiqui responded that he had conveyed SC’s order to the chief editor and was not conscious why the papers didn’t run a correction.

“They [the Jang group] should publish a clarification [explaining why a correction was not published] similar to they revealed the unique story,” the CJP advised Siddiqui.

The CJP warned that if the group fails to publish a correction, he would order Sindh and Punjab’s inspector generals of police to supply Rahman in courtroom.






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