Pakistan Attock : Alburraq News condemns the brutal murder of Sohail Khan journalist who was gunned down in Haripur . This was the fourth journalist killed in Pakistan . Alburraq News team has prayed for the eternal peace of the soul of Sohail Khan and has demanded the arrest of his killers. It is worth mentioning that journalist Sohail Khan was gunned down in Haripur on Tuesday just as he was returning home after submitting a written application to the district police officer over the threats he had from drug peddlers in the area.
Sohail, who worked for the local K2 newspaper and television channel had reported about narcotics being sold in the area. After his story was published, he started receiving threats. On Tuesday, he decided to tell the police about it and travelled to the office of the Haripur District Police Officer (DPO) .
H e then headed back to his house on Hattar Road. As he neared his home, armed assailants lying in wait opened fire at him, killing him on the spot and escaped from the crime scene. Haripur police rushed to the spot and took Sohail’s body into custody and sent it to the hospital for post-mortem. After the formalities were completed his body was handed over to his family for his funeral. On the complaint of the journalist’s mother, a report was lodged with the police against unidentified attackers.