Lahore(June 06, 2018): Investigative journalist and television anchorperson Asad Kharal was reportedly attacked and injured by ‘masked men’ near Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours of Wednesday.
SP Cantonment Bilal Zafar confirmed the incident and said, “Asad Kharal was allegedly tortured by unidentified men. We have already received a complaint of the incident.”
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Kharal, who hosts a show on a local news channel, was attacked as soon as he left the airport en route to his home.
Some unidentified men intercepted his car, plucked him from the vehicle and tortured him. He was later shifted to the Lahore Services Hospital for medical aid.Kharal confirmed the incident in a tweet on popular micro-blogging site Twitter. It is pertinent to mention here that Kharal had been highly critical of the previous government.
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