A delegation of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) visited the house of journalist and Youtuber Asad Ali Toor on Saturday.

The delegation was led by the Jamiat Ulema-i- Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz, General Secretary PDM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Mehmood Khan Achakzai, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Usman Kakkar, Attaullah Tarar, Shah Awais Noorani, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidari, and others from the PDM were also part of the delegation.

Maryam Nawaz said, “It hurts my heart when journalists are punished for writing the truth and telling the truth.”

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Asad Toor, was severely beaten up by unidentified assailants in his apartment in Islamabad on Tuesday night.

Journalist bodies held countrywide protests and urged the authorities to investigate the issue and nab the culprits.