The federal government constituted a three-member committee consisting of representatives of intelligence and law enforcement agencies to investigate the brutal murder of senior journalist Arshad Sharif on Tuesday.
According to the official notification, the committee consisted of Director Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Athar Waheed, Deputy DG Intelligence Bureau (IB), Omar Shahid Hamid, and Inter-Services Intelligence’s (ISI) Lt. Col. Saad Ahmed.
The officials were meant to depart to Kenya immediately.
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However, the federal government made last-minute changes to the investigation team and removed Lt. Col. Saad Ahmed from the investigation committee. The reasons behind the exclusion of ISI’s officials from the committee are still unknown.
As per the latest notification, Director FIA, Athar Waheed, and Deputy DG IB, Omar Shahid Hamid, will now go to Kenya to ascertain the facts related to the murder of Arshad Sharif.
Here is the new notification of investigation team:
Remember that the earlier night coffin of Shaheed Journalist reached Pakistan. The family of senior journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif said his postmortem will be carried out in Pakistan as well.
The Kenyan police fatally wounded Sharif on the night of Sunday, October 23, in what the Kenyan authorities said was a “mistaken identity” shooting on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
The family said that the federal capital police and the administration will make arrangements for the postmortem at the Pims Hospital. A three-member team of doctors will be formed in this regard.
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