PEMRA Imposes Fine on SAMAA TV for Airing False News

Pakistan Electric Media Regulatory Authority has imposed a fine of Rs. 100,000 on SAMAA TV for broadcasting false news, said a statement issued by the authority today.

Fine was imposed on the recommendation of Authority’s Council of Complaints, KPK, for airing false news on the death of SHO, Prang Police Station, Charsada on April 23, 2016.

Press statement said that ARY TV and Khayber TV were also summoned and showed authority’s concerns over various content of TV channels.

Council is said to have also express concerns on the programs being aired in the grab of Ramadan Transmissions and recommended the authority to monitor the content of the TV channels during the holy month of Ramadan.


    • Nope, it isn’t especially when it is in a loss and they risk the cancellation of their license on next violation

  • min it should be fine of 10 crore. 100k is nothing for this haraam samaa tv. Samaa tv owner is haraamkhor.

      • Owner of Dhunya News doesn’t shake hands with its staff. His driver and staff have serious instructions not to offer a hand shake. He cleans his hand 10 times in an hour.

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    • you should also be fined 10 crore for saying haramkhor to someone without any proof. What’s the difference between Samaa and you now?

      • No he is right. The president of Samaa tv is zafar siddiqui and he took the Money from sheikh nayan al mubarik of Saudi Arabia to invest in cnbc pakistan but he hiddenly he invested in Samaa tv and was also cases for investing money on his personal channel. A owner of small media production company named as telebiz opened his personal channel samaa tv.
        I know him very well

        • Lol, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan is not from Saudia but from UAE. He is minister of culture and currently visiting Lahore to see PM Nawaz Sharif.

          • Wherever he belongs from but the owner has illegally done investment on samaa T. And sheikh also visited CNBC Pakistan once where no one was allowed to move from the desk. Go and find yourself. I hope you are not a relative of him protection him.

  • No he is right. The president of Samaa tv is zafar siddiqui and he took the Money from sheikh nayan al mubarik of Saudi Arabia to invest in cnbc pakistan but hiddenly he invested in Samaa tv and was also took to court for investing money on his personal channel. A owner of small media production company named as telebiz opened his personal channel samaa tv.

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