Published On: Fri, Mar 10th, 2017
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If need be PM to be summoned on matter of blasphemous social media pages: CJ IHC

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Islamabad: Islamabad High Court has ordered concerned authorities to block all social media pages containing blasphemous material.

Chief Justice (CJ) Islamabad High Court (IHC) Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui directed interior secretary to send all blasphemous material placed on social media pages to Prime Minister (PM) adding that if we need to summon PM in the court on this matter we will do so.

The petition seeking the blockade of blasphemous contents and hate material on the social media came up for hearing before the court on Thursday.

Interior secretary informed the court that Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali khan was briefed on this matter in details in a meeting held on Wednesday.

Chairman PTA told the court that all six pages containing blasphemous content have been blocked so far. Under the orders of IHC a case has also been registered against the uploading of blasphemous material on social websites in Ramna police station. The investigation of case will be conducted by police and FC jointly. Blasphemy clauses have also been included in the case.

A tangible progress has been made towards putting names of those into Exit Control List who were involved in this case.

It was also informed to court that PTA has contacted face book administration to seek the record of such blasphemous pages on social media sites and interior secretary has assigned a special task to cyber crime wing of FIA for investigation. A progress report was also prepared in this regard by FIA and PTA.

Justice Shaukat read out the oath of PM in the court and ordered interior secretary to send all such blasphemous content to Prime Minister. If need be PM will also be summoned in the court on this matter, he observed.

Justice further remarked that placement of blasphemous content on social media pages is the biggest issue of Pakistan.

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