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85% blasphemous content removed by facebook on Pakistan’s appeal

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ISLAMABAD – Interior secretary has informed Islamabad High Court (IHC) that 85 percent blasphemous content has been removed by Facebook managment on the request of Pakistan.

Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui conducted the hearing during which Interior Secretary told the court that at least three suspects have been arrested in connection with the case.

He said that law enforcers have recovered blasphemous content from the suspect’s laptops and mobile devices.

The judge further expressed satisfaction over the investigation being carried out by concerned department.

Meanwhile, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said that it’s a big achievement that Facebook authorities have removed profane content from their website on our appeal.

Subsequently, the court has adjourned the case till March 31 by seeking report regarding amendment in Electronic Crimes Act.

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