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Prominent Anchor Moeed Pirzada arrested in Abu Dhabi, says FO


ISLAMABAD:  Foregin Office on Friday said, Moeed Pirzada was arrested in Abu Dhab, United Arab Emirates.


Express Tribune wrote, “Moeed Pirzada was arrested in Abu Dhabi on August4, a FO spokesperson told the paper.

“Our embassy in the UAE is in contact with authorities over there and will provide all possible assistance to Pirzad”, spokesperson said to English paper.

Nature of arrest was not confirmed by FO, but on social media, it was  speculated  that he was arrested for ” forging the property document”.

According to Samaa tv sources, the TV presenter was arrested from a hospital where his father was admitted for treatment. His arrest was made after he was spotted getting thumb prints of his ill father on documents.

Screen grab news oriented website run by journalist Mubashar Luqman:

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However his on twitter account Pirzada’s last tweet doesn’t indicate any such thing, Mooed is saying that his father is ill, he will be spending time with him, also asked for the prayers for his father. he has tweeted on August 7, if he is still arrested how can he use twitter?

Moeed Pirzada profile:

According to Pirzada website, he did MBBS from Punjab University Lahore. In 2002, he studied International Finance & Economic Policy at School of Internation & Public Affairs from Columbia Universty USA (2002), he complete his study on “Media & Internet Regulations” at London School of Economics & Political Scinence.

Moeed Pirzada’s last tweet: 



Twitter starts flooding with  all sorts of tweets on the news of  Pirzada’s arrest. Here are some:





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