Wife of journalist Ahmad Noorani attacked

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Ambreen Fatima, the wife of investigative journalist Ahmad Noorani, was attacked by an unknown person in Lahore on Wednesday, according to police.

A first-information report, was registered at the Ghaziabad police station earlier on Thursday – a day after the incident.

In the FIR, Ambreen Fatima, who is also a journalist, stated that she and her children had left their house at 8pm on Wednesday.

“When we reached an adjoining street, an unidentified person raced towards the car and struck the vehicle’s windscreen three to four times with an iron object with the intention to cause me harm,” she said. Fatima added that the person also hurled death threats before running away.

The complainant added that she was associated with the journalistic community and worked for Nawa-i-Waqt. Fatima said she did not have enmity with anyone, and urged police to take action and provide her with protection.

Separately, Punjab police confirmed that the incident took place on Wednesday night within Ghaziabad police station limits. Police said that they did not receive information of the incident on the 15 helpline.

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