Channel 13

Channel 13 reporter kicked out of police media group

  • Police’s spokesperson announced this via Twitter on Tuesday
  • Izmia said that they had attempted to meet with Channel 13's senior officials, prior to removing him
  • She added that all media personnel can contact police media for any information “even if not in the group"

Aishath Shaany
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K. Male' 2019 Oct 16 | Wed 00:26 2,780 local

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A Channel 13 journalist has been removed from the police’s media group, with accusations of sexual harassment.

Police’s spokesperson, Izmia Zahir announced this via Twitter on Tuesday.

Noting that Channel 13’s Samah Mohamed has been removed from the police’s media Whatsapp group, the spokesperson stressed that the institution had attempted to meet with the station’s senior officials prior to removing him.

However, we were not able to do so

~ Izmia Zahir

She added that removing Samah from the group will not affect Channel 13 as another journalist from the media house “is currently in the group.”

Furthermore, Izmia said that all media personnel can contact police media for any information “even if not in the group.”

Samah is one of the most popular faces of the opposition news channel, and is known for his political pieces. He had previously worked at SunOnline.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Zihnath Hassan

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