Arshad Sharif killing: Three-member committee to investigate case

Krachi: The Ministry of Interior has formed a three-menber committee is established to probe the killing of investigative journalist while a notification has been issued in this regard.


According to the sources, the FIA, IB and ISI officers are part of the investigation team in senior journalist’s murder case.


The Kenyan police has claimed the killing as a ‘mistaken identity’ case while Pakistan has been demanding a probe into the matter. The entire nation was enraged and called it a brutal murder.


FIA Director Athar Waheed, Deputy Director-General IB Shahid Hamid and ISI Lt Col Saad Ahmed are part of the investigative team. The commission will immediately fly to Kenya to compile a report and submit it to the ministry.


The body of the slain journalist reached Pakistan on Wednesday and was received by his family members.


Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) leaders Murad Saeed and Fawad Chaudhry, several journalists, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, anchorpersons and political leaders also reached the airport to receive Arshad Shari’s dead body.


His funeral prayers will be offered at the Shah Faisal Mosque Islamabad tomorrow at 2 pm on. A 49-year-old journalist will be laid to rest at the H-11 cemetery in the federal capital.

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