TV Outlet Wins Round In Money Laundering Report Libel Fight

By Bonnie Eslinger (August 24, 2021, 8:05 PM BST) -- A judge sided with British broadcaster New Vision in a libel dispute brought by a Pakistani businessman over an allegedly broadcast news segment that said he was being investigated for money laundering, saying on Tuesday that "on the balance of probabilities" the man was not identified.

Farhan Junejo, a former director to the Pakistani minister for commerce, lost a preliminary decision in his High Court case claiming that New Vision ran an Urdu-language news and current affairs program in September 2018 that named him and his wife in connection with their arrests by officers from the U.K. National Crime Agency.

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