In a shocking incident, a Pakistani Police Constable slapped the female journalist on the live television. The matter caught the fire when the video went viral on the social media, some of the people stand by the constable but many of the people were against any such act of violence against women.
Saima Kanwal was the name of the journalist from a private news channel(K-21 channel) in Pakistan. She was doing a live report on problems faced by citizens at Nadra registration office in Karachi, when a Frontier Constabulary (FC) trooper deployed as a guard, tried to stop her.
The Guard initially tried to stop the cameraman from shooting, but when Kanwal diverted the camera on him for attacking the media, he slapped her.
Check out the Video of the shocking incident here:
The Troop has been booked by the police
SSP Central Muqadas Hyder told the Pakistani media that “Gulbahar police have registered a case against the FC personnel over charges of conducting aerial firing and assaulting modesty of the female reporter of K-21 TV channel by slapping her.”
“Police have approached the FC authorities for seeking custody of the guard,” he added.
Hyder also revealed that Nadra officials had also submitted an application for lodging a counter FIR against the TV channel employee for creating “hindrances in official work”.
However, the video went viral on the social media and has divided the nation with many speaking out against the brutality of the security guard but also questioning the aggressive behavior of the reporter as well.