Connect with us

Pakistan

The body of Arshad Sharif given to his family at airport in Islamabad

Published

on

Body of Arshad Sharif delivered to family at airport in Islamabad
The body of Arshad Sharif given to his family at airport in Islamabad — File/Photo Newsline.pk

The body of renowned journalist Arshad Sharif was flown into Islamabad in the early hours of Wednesday.

Kenyan police shot and murdered the journalist on Sunday, October 23. The killing was the consequence of a “mistaken identification,” according to the country police.

The body was handed over to members of his family who were present at the airport in Islamabad.

The body will be stored at the Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital’s morgue.

The funeral prayer will be offered in the Shah Faisal Mosque on Thursday at 2 p.m. He will be put to rest in the federal capital’s H-11 cemetery.

Read Also
Punjab Govt Plans to Establish an Air Ambulance Service

After waiting for so long outside the locked gates, the journalist’s family criticized the government and stated that the journalist community is a witness to the brutality.

Advertisement
Comments