2 journalists tortured, eyebrows shaved in Bahawalpur
BAHAWALPUR: Unidentified youths severely tortured two journalists and shaved their moustaches and eyebrows near Chak 6/BC on Bahawalpur–Hasilpur Road on Friday. Journalist Muhammad Yaseen Ansari and photographer Khalid Sardar told The News they received calls that some members of a qabza group were torturing the women to grab their land and the victims needed the help of journalists.
“When we reached the site, 9-10 unidentified youths attacked us and snatched our cell phones. They also threatened us with dire consequences if we published any scandalous story in our newspaper,” they said. However, the Abbasnagar police have registered a case against unidentified assailants on report of the victims.