ISLAMABAD- An application has been filed to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) against a private media group (Geo News) for violating PEMRA rules on April 19, 2014.

The complainant journalist Khushnood Ali Khan in his application stated that Geo News on April 19 violated PEMRA rules, after anchor person Hamid Mir was shot in Karachi. The TV channel and its employees without any concrete evidence blamed and held the Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Armed Forces of Pakistan responsible for the shooting and murder attempt of Hamid Mir.

The application further stated that ISI and Armed Forces of the state were vested with the task of safeguarding the security and integrity of the country and any attempt to falsely malign them was prejudicial to the security and integrity of Pakistan.