Journalist shot dead in Dera Ismail Khan

Statesman Report

PESHAWAR: A local journalist was shot dead by unidentified persons inside his house in Dera Ismail Khan on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

According to the first information report (FIR), lodged at the Cantt police station Tuesday on the complaint of the deceased’s cousin, Qais Javed had entered his house and was in his front yard when unidentified persons on a motorcycle opened fire. The killers escaped the scene immediately after, it added.

Azmatullah, a police official at the Cantt police station, said initial investigation suggested the attackers had been tailing Javed.

The official said the FIR had been registered against unidentified persons and no arrests had been made so far. Investigations were underway to determine the motive behind the killing, he said. >r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r0>r Fa�