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Dr Shahid Masood indicted in PTV corruption case

May 16, 2019

Anchor Dr Shahid Masood has been indicted in the PTV corruption case.

Three other suspects – Kashif Rabbani, Roshan Mustafa Gillani and Fawad Shabbir — were also indicted in the case on Thursday. A hearing was held of the case at the special FIA court in Islamabad by Judge Kamran Basharat Mufti.

All four suspects have denied the charges against them. The FIA has been directed to present evidence at the next hearing on June 14.

Masood, the former PTV chairperson, is being investigated for his alleged involvement in the embezzlement of Rs38 million.

Related: PTV corruption case: Shahid Masood to be indicted next week

According to the FIA, he signed an agreement with a fake company to obtain the media rights for the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The officials had said earlier that the state-owned television channel suffered a huge loss because of the agreement.

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    T HQ   May 18, 2019 9:22 am/ Reply

    This case in nonsense. Sitting judges are ignorant and FIA is working for corrupt politicians.

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    Amir Abdullah   May 19, 2019 3:08 pm/ Reply

    Dr shahid masood is great anchor person with accurate access of future and present knowledge helping Pakistan the person who is not afraid of thieves and says what is best for the country almost all Pakistani love to hear him as we are addicted to see him before sleep my vote is for him as i love Pakistan

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    Amir Abdullah   May 19, 2019 3:12 pm/ Reply

    Dr shahid is contributing a lot to the nation of Pakistan

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