Monday, reported that the Kenyan government had approved a resolution passed by the National Assembly (NA) that strongly condemned the killing of veteran journalist and former ARY News anchor Arshad Sharif.
Former anchor and veteran journalist Arshad Sharif was killed in a shooting late on Sunday night in the area of Nairobi, Kenya. Later, Kenyan media reported that Sharif was shot by the local police in a case of mistaken identity.’
The Kenyan parliament passed a resolution that spoke out against the killing of journalist Sharif in the country’s capital and showed sympathy for his family.
By passing this resolution, the House has also called for a full investigation into the murder of the journalist.
A report from the Kenyan police
After an accident on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday night, Sharif chose to die.
The incident occurred on his way from Magadi, a town in the country, to Nairobi. The media in Kenya reports that police fatally shot Arshad Sharif after he and his driver broke through a roadblock.
The Kenyan media reported that the police had received information to intercept a vehicle matching the description of the one in which Arshad Sharif and his driver were traveling after a carjacking in Nairobi in which a child was allegedly taken, hostage.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has been in touch with his Kenyan counterpart.
The death of journalist Arshad Sharif was brought up in a phone call between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and President William Ruto of Kenya.
The prime minister wrote on Twitter that he had talked to Kenyan president William Ruto on the phone. They talked about the need for an independent and open investigation into the death of journalist Arshad Sharif, which they think was caused by a police shooting due to “mistaken identity.”
Meanwhile, Kenya’s president apologized for the incident and offered Pakistan “all-out help.” The president has also promised to make public the results of an investigation into the matter as soon as possible.
Arshad Sharif’s False Statement: Pakistan Is Communicating With Kenya
I recently spoke with Kenyan President William Ruto on the phone about the loss of life in Kenya caused by Arshad Sharif. I asked him to make sure that this shocking incident was investigated in a fair and open manner. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif wrote on Twitter that he has promised to help in every way, including getting the body back to Pakistan quickly.
The Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) has also confirmed that the Pakistani High Commission in Kenya will help get his body back to Pakistan quickly.
According to a statement released by the Foreign Office, the Pakistani High Commissioner learned of his death on the morning of October 24. The HC then told the police, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Office of the Vice President in Kenya about what had happened.
The High Commission mission reportedly responded to the scene after receiving word of the incident and identifying the body, as reported by an FO spokesman.