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Pakistan bans a journalist from leaving the country

A week after journalist of the ‘Dawn’ Cyril Almeida’s front page story of rift between the Pakistan’s first ever civilian government and the military.

Cyril in a tweet writes “I am told and have been informed and have been shown evidence that I am on the Exit Control List”.
The article which was published in the ‘Dawn’ was about a meeting held between the government and the army. The government had told the Military chiefs of Pakistan that the country is being internationally isolated due to their support of certain terrorist outfits.

However, Nawaz Sharif has denied the report thrice and had ordered the authorities to take strict actions against those responsible for the story.

Cyril later tweeted, “Puzzled, saddened. Had no intention of going anywhere; this is my home Pakistan.”