Journalists protest killing of newspaper worker in Mardan
MARDAN: Local journalists have condemned the murder of assistant of a newspaper office and demanded the government to hold a judicial inquiry into the incident.The condemnation came at a meeting of the general council of the Mardan Press Club.
The speakers said unidentified people entered the office of a local newspaper, took Mohammad Ihsan, assistant of the office and cameraman of a private channel, and killed him in front of the officeon Friday evening.
They added though the mentioned office was located in the red zone of cantonment area, the killers escaped. They said the incident had panicked journalists.
Meanwhile, Qul for the deceased was held at Nazarano Mohallah. A large number of journalists, political and religious parties’ leaders and workers and employees of the Abdul Wali Khan University visited his house and offered fateha for the deceased.