Oslo (Bureau Report)
The Norwegian Journalist of Pakistani origin Kadafi Zaman who was arrested on 13 July is still in detention in civil-line police station in Gujrat in Pakistan.
He was arrested on Friday during media coverage of a crowd of supporters of Nawaz Sharif, the leader of former ruling party (PML-N) at Chinab bridge in Gujrat city.
The former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Marrium Nawaz were held by Pakistani security forces on their arrival in Lahore from London on Friday’s evening.
They are accused of exploitation of state authority including hiding their financial assets abroad.
Not, only Kadafi but a large number of PML-N supporters were also arrested throughout Pakistan specailly Punjab province in order to stop the rallies in favour of the former Prime Minister on Friday.
According to Ch Zaman, the father of Kadafi Zaman, Kadafi was arrested on fake charges of attacking on police. He said, Kadafi was covering the event as media person and police declined to accept his identity of being a journalist.
Kadafi’s father who is also visiting Pakistan, expressed hope, his son may release on bail on Monday.
It is important to mention that Kadafi Zaman is a famous Norwegian Journalist of Pakistani origin. He is affiliated with TV-2 of Norway and has prestigious position among the media people due to his actual dedication with profession.