A senior journalist of an area newspaper has been killed by unknown assailants within the Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday, police advised Daybreak.
Baksheesh Allai ─ the bureau chief of The K2 Times ─ was on his method residence when motorcyclists intercepted him on a essential street and unfold him with bullets, efficiently fleeing the scene in its aftermath.
“We see this homicide of an area journalist as an act of a excessive profile goal killing and the assailants will quickly be arrested,” Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari the district police workplace Haripur informed reporters.
Mohammad Arshad, the brother of the slain journalist filed an FIR towards unknown assailants, stating that Baksheesh Allai and his whole household had no enmities.
The journalist’s fraternity positioned the physique of the sufferer at Panian sq. at GT street and blocked it to all type of visitors for a lot of hours demanding the killers’ arrests.
Shahid Chaudhry, the president of the Abbottabad Press Membership and ex-member of the chief physique of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists led the protest.
The district police officer Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari held talks with protesting journalists and satisfied them to finish the protest.
“I guarantee you that we’ll arrest his [Allai’s] killers with out losing any time as we’re contemplating this can be a excessive profile case of goal killing,” stated Bukhari.
Chaudhry asserted that the journalists’ fraternity throughout the Hazara area would observe protests and take out rallies to sentence the chilly-blooded homicide of their colleague on Monday.
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