Dr Shahid Masood sent to jail in PTV corruption case


Former chairman of Pakistan Television (PTV) and anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood sent on judicial remand to Adiala Jail.

Shahid Masood sent to jail on judicial remand in relation to the PTV corruption case. On November 23, FIA arrested him from the Islamabad High Court premises after his bail plea was rejected. However, next day, court remanded him for 5 days in FIA’s custody.

He was presented before the court duty Judge Inamullah after his 5 day remand was ended today. FIA revealed that Shahid Masood who was appointed as the PTV chairman in the term of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), signed agreement with the false company to negotiate with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). However, he negotiated for the grant of rights for the coverage of cricket matches played in Pakistan.

FIA requested for the extension in Shahid Masood’s remand, however, the judge rejected the request and directed that the anchorperson be sent to Adiala Jail on judicial remand.


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