ISLAMABAD- Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) has registered a petition in Supreme Court of Pakistan against the administration of Geo Television Network over airing blasphemous program.

The petition was filed on behalf of SIC chief Sahibzada Hamid Raza and Syed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi in the court against Mir Shakeel ur Rehman, program “Utho Jago Pakistan” host Dr Shaista Lodhi, actress Veena Malik and Asad Bashir Khattak. In their application, the petitioners pleaded to the court to take action against the parties under Article-20 of the Constitution and stated that SC should constitute a larger bench to hear the case. On the occasion, talking to journalists Hamid Raza said the Geo administration has strongly hurt the feelings of whole Ummah by airing blasphemous program. Syed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi demanded to shut down Geo TV immediately.