According to reports, Saima Kanwal was trying to speak to the guard regarding the problem, when the guard lost his temper and slapped her.
In a rather shocking incident, a Frontier Constabulary (FC) trooper deployed as a security guard at the NADRA office in Nazimabad, Karachi slapped a female reporter when she was doing a live coverage of the problems face by citizens at the NADRa registration office. According to reports, Saima Kanwal was trying to speak to the guard regarding the problem, when the guard lost his temper and slapped her. The reporter belonged to a private TV channel K-21.
In the video, the reporter can be seen talking about the issues people office at the registration office. During which, she diverts the camera towards the guard. He first tries to stop the cameraman from shooting, but when Kanwal retorts at him for attacking the media, he slapped her. After the video became widely circulated, Karachi Police registered a case against the FC guard.
“Gulbahar police have registered a case against the FC personnel over charges of conducting aerial firing and assaulting modesty of the female reporter of K-21 TV channel by slapping her,” SSP Central Muqadas Hyder told the Pakistani media.
Moreover, NADRA officials have also registered an FIR against the TV channel for creating “hindrances in official work.”