Because it is media and because the way he can get some popularity. The other face of this issue could be the politicians wanted to blame the ruling govt at that time. Whatever it may be, if the correct picture is out, it will be good for everyone.
Please note that these are my personal opinions and do not have any intention to hurt anyone's feelings.
When opportunity is in front of you, don't hesitate to catch it. It will never come to you again. - Maverick