LAHORE: In the case of non-payment of journalists’ salaries, the Chief Justice has ordered media owners to pay the salary of April and May till 2pm.
The Supreme Court Lahore Registrar was hearing the case regarding non-payment of journalists headed by the Chief Justice in Lahore Registry. The Chief Editor and Manager of Lahore Post was arrested and presented in the court for not paying salaries.
During the hearing, the Chief Justice said in the remarks that media owners pay salaries of April and May till 2 pm or otherwise they will do the hard work, the salaries that the journalists work is their primary right, so on April 2 and May The salaries of the journalists should be found. The court had suspended the dismissal of journalists excluded from the media institutions while demanding the non-paid media owners on the last hearing. Expressing concern over not giving salaries despite the judicial order, the Chief Justice said that the media owners should be present in private position, the Supreme Court has said the TV, Geo News, Sione News, Time, TV , ARY, Royal TV, war, new time and new thing, had ordered the media owners to pay their salary.