Anchor Ashfaque Satti suspended amid allegations of domestic abuse

January 29, 2024

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ISLAMABAD: TV anchor Ashfaque Ishaque Satti has been suspended from his position by the management of ARY TV channel following serious allegations of domestic abuse against his wife.
The suspension was announced via a statement by a private news channel ARY management, stating that they have a zero-tolerance policy towards violence or threats of violence, whether at the workplace or in domestic settings. Satti’s suspension will remain in effect until the legal proceedings regarding the matter are concluded.
Earlier today, the police registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Satti based on a complaint filed by his wife. The FIR includes sections related to torture and making threats against the morning show host from a private TV news channel.
The allegations against Satti reportedly stem from accusations made by his wife regarding his abusive behavior, with claims of questioning her character. However, the extent of the injuries sustained by the victim has not been disclosed pending further reports and expert opinions.
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The suspension of Ashfaque Ishaque Satti underscores the gravity of the allegations against him and highlights the commitment of ARY TV channel to address issues of violence and abuse, both within and outside the workplace. As the legal proceedings unfold, the case has garnered attention, emphasizing the importance of accountability and justice in cases of domestic abuse.

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