ISLAMABAD: The investigation committee shaped by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has sought full information of the slain senior journalist Arshad Sharif’s keep in Dubai, ARY News reported on Thursday.
The PM’s two-member investigation committee despatched letters individually to the federal overseas secretary and Pakistani Consul General (CG) within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on November 14, 2022. It was learnt that PM’s investigation committee discovered extra clues to Sharif’s assassination incident which might be linked to Dubai.
The probe workforce requested the Pakistani senior officers within the UAE to ship their testimonies of consular visa, press and consular passport. In the letter despatched to the Pakistani CG within the UAE, the probe workforce sought help from Dubai officers on the idea of 10 factors.
The workforce sought copies of Arshad Sharif’s visa and travel paperwork. The workforce additionally sought full information of Sharif’s keep and residence in Dubai from August 10 to 20 whereas whom he met throughout his keep there.
The letter additionally acknowledged that CCTV footage of Sharif’s Dubai residence and actions was additionally summoned, in addition to the info of his departure on a Pakistani passport.
The investigation committee sought causes for the cancellation of Sharif’s visa for Dubai, name knowledge file (CDR) of the slain journalist’s cell phone, assembly with UAE officers and orders to go away the nation.
The investigation workforce additionally sought a police facilitator from the UAE authorities to make progress on the probe into Arshad Sharif’s assassination case. Moreover, the investigators additionally sought the supply of name knowledge information of the President and CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal and the Head of Operations Tariq Wasi.
The letter acknowledged that Salman Iqbal had already contacted the investigation committee within the case.
Arshad Sharif’s assassination
The senior journalist and former ARY News anchor was killed in Kenyan capital Nairobi on October 23 the place he was living in self-exile.
Kenyan police first stated that Arshad Sharif was killed in a case of “mistaken identity” however because the seasoned journalist’s autopsy and his physique’s switch to his home nation, a number of Kenyan information shops haven’t solely questioned the police’s conduct however have raised questions over the way wherein he was killed