Mobile company distances itself from blasphemy incident

People were enraged over comments against companions of Holy Prophet (PBUH) played over a Wi-Fi device of Samsung


News Desk July 02, 2022
The telecommunication authority says that MICO has been registered as a Significant Social Media Company (SSMC) under Rule 7 (6) of the requisite provision. PHOTO: FILE

A mobile manufacturer said it will conduct an internal inquiry about an incident of blasphemy allegedly committed by its employees.

People were enraged over comments against the companions of Holy Prophet (PBUH) played over a Wi-Fi device of Samsung at Star City Mall in Saddar.

Preedy police arrested 27 people for allegedly fanning sectarian sentiments through a Wi-Fi device and also seized the device as evidence. S

amsung Electronics in a message said, "with reference to the recent developments in Karachi, Samsung Electronics holds the religion of Islam in utmost respect." The company has started internal investigations into the matter.

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