Thursday October 28, 2021

Strict Action Likely Against Noman Niaz Over Spat With Shoaib Akhtar

Islamabad: A meeting of state broadcaster Pakistan Television (PTV) in the chair of MD PTV was held in which strong displeasure has been expressed over the behavior of Noman Niaz with Shoaib Akhtar.

Sources said that the recommendation was presented during a meeting of the inquiry committee in which the managing director of the state broadcaster, along with other higher-ups, was present.

During the meeting, the unpleasant episode that occurred between legendary bowler Shoaib Akhtar and Dr Niaz was thoroughly discussed and a report prepared in this regard by the inquiry committee was also reviewed, sources said.

Following an on-air spat between former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and PTV Sports anchorperson Dr Nauman Niaz, the state broadcaster has decided to take Dr Niaz off hair, sources said.

An inquiry committee formed by the PTV to investigate the episode recommended strict action against Noman Niaz.

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