ABU DHABI: Renowned Pakistani TV anchor Dr Moeed Pirzada was arrested in United Arab Emirate, Foreign Office confirmed.
Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said that Pirzada was arrested by Abu Dhabi police on August 4.
The spokesman said that Pakistani mission in Abu Dhabi was in contact with Moeed Pirzada.
According to sources, the anchor was detained from a hospital where his father was being treated.
“His arrest was made after he was spotted getting thumbprints of his ailing father on documents,” sources add.