The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Tuesday served cautioning notification to Geo Entertainment, ARY Communications and Hum TV for airing “indecent content ” on various events, saying in the event of violations, an action will be made against them under applicable Pemra laws.
The notice expressed Pemra had looked for a clarification from ARY Communications, the sole arrival rights proprietor of HBO (Home Box Office), for airing “indecent content ” on April 10.
After investigating the channel’s reaction, the expert found to communicate was against “provisions of the Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015 and in addition socio-social standards and estimations of the nation”.
‘جیو انٹرٹینمنٹ’، ‘اے آر وائی کمیونیکیشنز’ اور ‘ہم ٹی وی’ کو ناشائستہ مواد نشر کرنے پر پیمرا کا انتباہ pic.twitter.com/XwVCIci5Nj
— Report PEMRA (@reportpemra) August 15, 2017
Aside from issuing a notice to ARY Communications, Pemra additionally served a notice to Geo Entertainment with comparable reservations over a scene of show serial that aired on August 7. A Pemra official on state of obscurity uncovered that the said show serial was Khali Haath.
Hum TV was also served a notice over the indecent content of the May 21 scene of a show serial, which the Pemra official revealed to be Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain.