ISLAMABAD: The nation’s leading spy agency, Inter-Services Knowledge (ISI), has “entirely disassociated” itself from the recent attack on a journalist and also YouTuber Asad Ali Toor in Islamabad, states a handout provided by the Ministry of Info as well as Broadcasting on Saturday.
The declaration claimed that a “high degree contact” was developed in between the ministry and the ISI over the incident in which a digital media reporter was “supposedly struck” in Islamabad and the ISI had actually specified that it had nothing to do with the occurrence.
“Such ongoing allegations against ISI reveal that the ISI is being a target of the 5th generation battle under an arranged conspiracy theory,” stated the statement, provided a day after the reporter organisations held objection demonstrations versus the growing cases of assaults on journalists.
“The ISI believes that when the alleged aggressors can plainly be determined in the CCTV video footages after that examination ought to proceed versus them as well as stern action need to be taken versus those responsible for it,” claims the declaration.
It claims the ISI has ensured its cooperation in the examinations.
The info ministry officials touch with the Islamabad authorities as well as ideally the charged would certainly soon be apprehended.
Mr Toor had actually been seriously beaten up by unidentified assailants outside his residence in Field F-10 on May 25.
According to the cops, some individuals gathered outdoors Mr Toor’s residence situated in an apartment. A scuffle happened in between him and also these people who ran away the scene after whipping him.
Narrating some of the details of the case, Mr Toor said through video that the assailants had asked him regarding the resource of his funds.
Details Priest Chaudhry Fawad Hussain had taken notice of the case and got the Islamabad authorities chief to probe the matter.