Journalist Harassed: Case transferred to cyber crime wing 

Published: July 6, 2017
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In a reply, FIA’s deputy director says he had been tasked to probe activities of Taha Siddiqui on social media. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

In a reply, FIA’s deputy director says he had been tasked to probe activities of Taha Siddiqui on social media. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has told the Islamabad High Court that an inquiry against a journalist has been transferred from their counter-terrorism wing to the cyber crime wing. In a written reply, FIA’s deputy director Nauman Ashraf Bodla – accused of harassing journalist Taha Siddiqui, said that he had been tasked to probe activities of Siddiqui on social media and in this connection had called the journalist. However, the inquiry has since been transferred to the National Response Centre for Cyber Crime (NR3C) and has asked the court to direct Siddiqui may to report to the NR3C and join inquiry proceedings.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 6th, 2017.

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