Arshad had to leave the country but he continued to speak the truth: Imran Khan
PTI Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan expressed sadness over the shocking news of journalist Arshad Sharif’s tragic death, ‘who paid the ultimate price for speaking the truth’.
The former prime minister wrote: “Shocked at the brutal murder of Arshad Sharif who paid the ultimate price for speaking the truth – his life. He had to leave the country and be in hiding abroad but he continued to speak the truth on social media, exposing the powerful. Today the entire nation mourns his death.”
Imran Khan demanded a proper judicial investigation into the high-profile killing case in the light of Arshad’s own statement and evidences from the sources.
“A proper judicial investigation must be instituted to examine his own statements plus evidence that other sources have. We have descended into a state of brutality, unknown in civilised society, indulged in by the powerful against those who dare to criticise and expose wrongdoings.” he said.
Imran Khan also extended his condolences to the family of martyred Anchorperson Arshad Sharif.
Senior Pakistani journalist, writer, anchorperson Arshad Sharif has been brutally shot down Kenya’s capital of Nairobi.
The family of well-known journalist and senior anchor person Arshad Sharif has confirmed that the journalist has been shot dead in Kenya.
Taking to Twitter Arshad Sharif’s wife Javeria Siddique said, “I lost friend, husband and my favourite journalist Arshad Sharif today, as per police he was shot in Kenya.”