TV journalist goes in for doctor’s check in Pakistan

Kadafi ZamanFreed Norwegian journalist Kadafi Zaman looks at X-rays of his arms and chest during a medical checkup at a hospital in Gujrat, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Pakistani police said Zaman who was arrested last week during clashes between police and supporters of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif has been freed on bail. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

TV 2 journalist Kadafi Zaman went in for a medical check up at a hospital in Gujrat, Pakistan on Tuesday.


The news agency, AP reports as they met the Norwegian at the hospital.

Zaman was arrested and beaten by police when he was reporting on a political demonstration in the city of Gujrat, northeast of Pakistan, on Friday. He was released on bail Monday.

Pakistan has elections on 25 July, and the authorities have put a ban on demonstrations.

Zaman has announced that he has no plans to go home to Norway and will continue to report on the election.


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