FIA investigating the issue of blasphemous content on social media.
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) investigate NGOs in Pakistan on the issue of blasphemous content on websites and social media.
Cap ® Muhammad Safdar also presented in the meeting, FIA and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) briefed that they taken action againsta the blasphemous materials on social media and other websites. During the meeting, Deputy Director FIA, Nauman Ashraf stated that,
FIA has arrested four persons who were allegedly involved in spreading blasphemous contents on social media and currently are on physical remand
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested fours persons who involve in the blasphemous materials and they spread on the social media and websites. FIA officially informed to the parlimentary panel that the NGOs working in the Pakistan involve in the case of blasphemous contents. But they did not revealed the names of the NGOs. After the investigation they will reveal the name of the NGOs.
FIA also mentioned that the persons involve in the blasphemous materials arrested one person from Islamabad, Two persons from Karachi and one person from Sargodha. Four persons arrested who involve in the blasphemous material and they spread the material on social media and other websites. FIA said that the NGOs relatives from the East India Company, the action should be taken against them.
He further added that, Youtube video streaming website and Facebook would be blocked in Pakistan. But the other social media websites not allowed to use blasphemous materials on websites.
The Chariman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Dr. Ismail Shah stated that,
However, due to the nature of social media, new accounts were created with similar content. These accounts were reported to Facebook and they did take some action but not to the satisfaction of PTA.
After the action taken against the Facebook in Pakistan, Facebook cooperating fully and removing the and blocking the blasphemous materials for Pakistan. The Islamabad High Court mention two names “Behnsa” and “Machar” these name searched by the PTA and 80 more pages involve with the similar names containing blasphemous material on social media.