Capital TV Cameraman Dies Of Heart Attack After Being Terminated
A cameraman associated with Capital TV passed away due to cardiac arrest a day after being terminated. According to his colleagues, the deceased was working without salary for many years due to which he was facing immense financial difficulties.
After he was handed over the termination notice by the management he suffered a heart attack and died a day later. Journalists have called on the government to take notice of the tragic incident and hold the channel’s management accountable for not paying the deceased’s dues.
Almost all mainstream channels and newspapers in Pakistan have been found guilty of delaying dues of their employees lately. Media workers’ financial woes increased under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.