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Journalist arrested under cyber crime law in Quetta released on bail

Journalist arrested under cyber crime law in Quetta released on bail
July 06, 2017

QUETTA, 6 July: A court in Quetta has released a journalist on bail who was arrested on charges of criticising the country’s institutions.

Media reports said journalist Zafarullah Achakzai was arrested under the Cyber Crimea Act after he criticised the law enforcement agencies on social media. Journalists in different parts of the country had condemned the arrest of Mr Achakzai and demanded his release.

A number of people have been arrested recently under the Cyber Crime Act in Pakistan.

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