Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a complaint with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against TV channels over airing news about party chairman Imran Khan’s third marriage.
“A delegation of PTI, headed by Iftikhar Durrani, met chairman Pemra Absar Alam at Pemra Headquarters, Islamabad and handed over a formal complaint,” a Pemra statement said on Wednesday.
PEMRA receives complaint from PTI, CoC to hear case on 15th July, 2016 pic.twitter.com/eDts5AnD0L— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) July 13, 2016
"Unethical of media to spread false news of my marriage based upon absolute lies," said the PTI chief.
Imran said channels showed pictures of women whom he had never known or met.
Will celebrate publicly when I get married: Imran Khan
Unethical of media to spread false news of my marriage based upon absolute lies . Had that happened in UK heads would have rolled 1/2— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 13, 2016
2/2 Women pics shown whom I neither know nor ever met. Such disinformation is irresponsible & shows a collapse of moral & ethical standards— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 13, 2016
Meanwhile, Pemra's council of complaints will meet on July 5, 2016 to decide on the matter.
On Monday, the cricketer-turned politician had denied reports of his third marriage, saying he would celebrate in public after getting hitched.
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