Was Renowned Humorist Anwar Maqsood Abducted?

Pro Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) users shared a video alleging that Anwar Maqsood, a famous scriptwriter, television presenter, satirist, humorist, and infrequent actor, was kidnapped and tortured for speaking against the government.

The claim gained traction on social media, particularly on X (formerly Twitter), the video was shared here and here accumulating more than 4K views.

A keyword search “Anwar Maqsood arrested” revealed that the alleged claim of abduction is false. Anwar Maqsood himself refuted such claims through a telephonic conversation with The News, stated, Reacting to the reports, the legendary artist said: “The news circulating on social media about me is baseless.”

Our factcheck confirmed that the claim alleging the abduction and torture of Anwar Maqsood was baseless and unfounded. The purpose of fabricated claim is to propagate against the newly elected government and armed forces of Pakistan.



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