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Leading Pakistani journalist banned from leaving country after his Sharif vs Military story

Pak’s Leading Daily Dawn’s Senior Columnist And Reporter, Cyril Almeida Said That He Has Been Informed That He Has Been Put On “exit Control List' Days After Penning A Front-page Story About A Dramatic Confrontation Between Pakistan’s Civilian And Army Leadership Over Militant Groups That Operate From Pakistan But Engage In War Against India And Afghanistan.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 11 Oct 2016, 10:00:20 AM
Leading Pakistani journalist banned from leaving country after his Sharif vs Military story

New Delhi:

Pakistan’s prominent journalist who reported spar between Nawaz Sharif Government and Pak army has been banned from leaving the country. 

Pak’s leading daily Dawn’s senior columnist and reporter, Cyril Almeida said that he has been informed that he has been put on “exit control list” days after penning a front-page story about a dramatic confrontation between Pakistan’s civilian and army leadership over militant groups that operate from Pakistan but engage in war against India and Afghanistan. 

Almeida tweeted the news and his concerns on Monday night: 

Dawn’s investigative report about the undisclosed meeting between civilian and military leadership of the country had created a major uproar, resulting in complete rejection of the story by Pak government. 

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First Published : 11 Oct 2016, 09:34:00 AM

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