Joint investigation team (JIT) plans witnesses’ listing in Arshad Sharif’s murder probe
ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team (JIT), constituted to probe the killing of senior journalist Arshad Sharif, and has decided to make a list of witnesses, who recorded their testimonies other than the family.
The decision was taken during the second meeting of the joint investigation team held here at City Police Office (CPO) Headquarters in Islamabad. The JIT instructed the Superintendent of Police (SP) Saddar to immediately contact the family members of slain Arshad Sharif for a meeting. The team also decided to make a list of witnesses other than Arshad Sharif’s family who recorded their testimonies.
Apart from this, the investigation team decided to hold meetings on the daily basis, wherein the performance related to the case will be reviewed. Earlier, the special JIT decided to record the statements of martyr journalist Arshad Sharif’s mother and widow in connection with a probe into the murder case. It decided to devise its own terms of reference (ToRs) for carrying out the probe into the murder case.
It was learnt that the team will record testimonies of Sharif’s mother and widow first, whereas, all relevant persons will be contacted to record their statements later. The JIT spokesperson said, in a statement, that preparations have been started to complete travel documents of the investigators to depart for Kenya.
Source: Pakistan Today