Local newspaper, Dhiyares' journalist Ahmed Azaan has been summoned to the police station.
Azaan was summoned to the police for questioning regarding alleged unauthorized access of the IGMH patient portal and leaking medical information of senior government officials. Azaan allegedly accessed the portal on February 6, 2022.
Azaan was produced before the police on Thursday evening and questioned regarding the matter. The journalist denied the allegation that he had unauthorized access to the portal. The police have not yet released any evidence that Azaan was guilty of the charges against him.
Azaan is known as a journalist who is very critical of the government's policies. Some believe that Azaan was produced before the police to intimidate him. A group of journalists gathered in front of the police station to protest against the police's actions.