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Pakistan: Crime reporter shot dead outside Lahore Press Club Pakistan Journalist Killing
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Pakistan: Crime reporter shot dead outside Lahore Press Club

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Jan 2022, 09:06 pm

Lahore, Pakistan: Two armed motorcyclists shot dead a journalist of a local Pakistani TV outside the Lahore Press Club (LPC) here on Monday, media reports said.

The deceased journalist was identified as Husnain Shah.

He was working as a crime reporter with Capital TV.

According to CCTV footage, witnesses and police officials, Shah was on his way in a car when he was attacked by two armed men as he reached outside the press club, The Dawn reported.

The assailants, who had been chasing him on a motorbike, fired 10 shots at him, killing him on the spot. Mobile phone and CCTV camera footage also showed the two suspects fleeing on a motorcycle after the murder, read the Pakistani newspaper.

DIG Operations Dr Abid told The Dawn a first information report into the murder was being filed at the time of filing of this report.

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) condemned the killing of the journalist.