Senior journalist Ayaz Amir was assaulted by “unidentified men” in Lahore on Friday night, he said in a statement to Dunya News.
According to details, the senior journalist was on his way back home when six unidentified men thrashed him and snatched his wallet and mobile phone.
The unidentified men stopped Ayaz Amir’s car and started beating the senior journalist and his driver.
Journalist Tariq Habib shared a picture of Ayaz Amir on Twitter and wrote: “On his return after program on Dunya TV, senior analyst Ayaz Amir Sahib and his driver were assaulted by unknown people.”
Immediately after reports of the attack on Amir were shared on Twitter, EX PM Imran Khan strongly condemned the “violence” against the senior journalist.
Chief Minister of Punjab Hamza Shahbaz Promised to take action on the cowardly attack on Ayaz Amir
Others Politician’s and Journalists tweeted in support of Ayaz Amir
Senior journalist Kamran Khan said on Twitter it was “better to ban freedom of speech through a state decree than beating into silence those exercising the right to free speech enshrined in the constitution of Pakistan.”