LAHORE - Punjab Law Minister pledged stern against PTI leaders and activists who tortured journalists on Monday evening.

While talking to the media outside the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday, Rana Sana affiliated himself with the journalists while condemning the highhandedness by PTI. He said torture on the media men is a blatant attack on the freedom of expression and independent media which has a big role in bringing democracy to the country. He said the present government values the services of the media and would not allow anyone to put curbs on its freedom and independence. He asked the PTI leadership to rein in its workers from resorting to torturous means against the media men. He said if the PTI failed to do the needful the government would come into action. He also told reporters that one of the accused persons nominated in the FIR has been apprehended.