PM denounces murder of Noor Meskanzai

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the assassination of former Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court and Federal Shariat Court Muhammad Noor Meskanzai.

In a tweet on Saturday, Shehbaz Sharif called on the Balochistan government to use all resources to nab the killers and bring them to justice. “I offer my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family,” he added.

I strongly condemn the assassination of Justice M. Noor Meskanzai, former Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court and Federal Shariat Court in Kharan. Balochistan govt should use all resources to arrest killers and bring them to justice. I send my condolences to the bereaved family.

Noor Meskanzai was killed late Friday by unknown assailants in Balochistan town of Kharan. He was attacked by some armed persons when he was offering prayers in a mosque in the Kharan district as a result of which he received serious bullet injuries.

He was shifted to a hospital in Quetta for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. Meskanzai, 66, was a native of Kunri area of Kharan district.

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