Supreme Court takes suo motu notice of journalist Arshad Sharif’s murder

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday took suo motu notice of the murder of senior journalist Arshad Sharif.

Arshad Sharif, an investigative journalist and TV news anchor, was shot dead in mysterious circumstances in Kenya on October 23, 2022.

Supreme Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial has lined up the Arshad Sharif murder case for hearing today (Tuesday).

A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial will hear the Arshad Sharif murder case.

In this regard, the Supreme Court has issued notices to the interior and foreign secretaries of Pakistan.

The Supreme Court has also issued notices to the federal information secretary, director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and president of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in the Arshad Sharif murder case.

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