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CJP Bandial takes suo motu notice of Arshad Sharif’s ‘brutal killing’

CJP Bandial takes suo motu notice of Arshad Sharif’s ‘brutal killing’

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has taken suo motu notice of the “ brutal killing“ of journalist Arshad Sharif, a statement issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said.

The development comes three days after PTI chief Imran Khan penned a letter to CJP Bandial, asking him to conduct an independent judicial inquiry into the killing of Sharif, who was shot dead in Kenya on Oct 24.

The matter has been fixed for hearing before the apex court at 12:30pm today, the SC statement said, adding that notices were issued to the interior secretary, foreign affairs secretary, information and broadcasting secretary, Federal Investigation Agency director general (DG), Intelligence Bureau DG and Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists president.




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