KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has said that objectionable content of Pakistani artists that could be removed from social media has been removed.
In the Sindh High Court, a hearing was held on the petitions of popular actresses Mehwish Hayat and Kabra Khan regarding uploading objectionable content on social media, where the PTA, federal government and FIA submitted their responses.
Justice Nimatullah Phalphotu asked during the hearing that the material was directed to be removed, was it removed? In this regard, the public prosecutor said that Mehwish Hayat’s statement was taken, Kabra Khan’s statement should be taken.
The cyber crime wing officer said that the PTA has been asked to remove the content while the investigating officer said that the relevant content will be removed soon.
The PTA responded that the objectionable material that could be removed on its own was removed, and the relevant authorities were contacted for the material to be removed from abroad.
The investigating officer told the court that the FIA has already started the investigation by providing the complaint numbers, the material will be removed soon and the investigation will be conducted.
The court adjourned the hearing till February 24, seeking a progress report from the PTA, federal government and FIA.
It may be noted that Mehwish Hayat and Kabra Khan approached the court against Adil Raja’s statement, where they maintained that the reputation was tarnished by fabricated, baseless allegations.