Four arrested as probe underway into Lahore journalist’s killing

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Four suspects have been apprehended during the investigation of the murder of a journalist Husnain Shah at Lahore Press Club while shooters involved in it are being tracked using the CCTV footage.

The police claimed to have arrested owners of four motorcycles during the initial probe with sources claiming that the shooters were traced to Brandreth Road with the help of CCTV footage after killing the journalist.

“Cameras as Brandreth Road are also being analyzed to further draw an escape path used by the shooters,” they said.

Moreover, an initial investigation report has also been submitted to IG Punjab sharing that the Lahore journalist Hasnain Shah left for his office from his home when he was targeted near Shimla Pahari area.

“Two motorcyclists fired at him with eight bullet wounds found at the journalist’s abdomen and chest,” it said and added that he was killed by expert shooters.

It further shared that the incident is apparently linked to personal enmity and the police have further accessed the mobile data of the victim to analyze other aspects in the case.

The IG Punjab after receiving the report has directed the Lahore police to immediately arrest the perpetrators behind the killing.

Yesterday, unidentified assailants gunned down a crime reporter named Husnain Shah outside Lahore Press Club. Two assailants have opened fire on the vehicle of a crime reporter, Husnain Shah, of Capital TV in Lahore.

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