ISLAMABAD: Nationwide College of Science and Know-how (Nust) Rector retired Lt Gen Naweed Zaman has registered a defamation case within the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) in opposition to 20 folks beneath the cyber crime act for his or her alleged involvement in “mudslinging”.
In a press release on Sunday, the Nust rector stated he had been bearing with the “mudslinging” even if the director normal of the Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR) had categorically denied any such allegations approach again in April 2016, and termed these “rumours/malafide”.
He stated a criticism had been lodged with the FIA in 2017 hoping that the culprits can be nabbed. Nevertheless, he regretted that no motion was taken and the malicious marketing campaign continued.
As soon as it surfaced once more not too long ago, he stated, a contemporary case was registered in opposition to 20 people who have been within the forefront, belonging to a mixture of “anti-state elements”, these with vested agendas, together with some activists belonging to a political social gathering.
The Nust rector termed the marketing campaign in opposition to him part of the fifth era warfare to place the senior management of armed forces in unhealthy mild, making a division between the military and the folks.
He expressed the hope that the involved legislation enforcement establishments would deal not solely with the case but additionally with all these accounts which have been spreading “malicious and hate material” with an iron hand and award them exemplary punishment.
Printed in Daybreak, August 10th, 2020