Journalist shot dead in Shorkot
TOBA TEK SINGH: Shorkot Press Club president and senior journalist Muhammad Younis was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Saturday.
As per police, the deceased journalist, who was a correspondent of Urdu language daily newspaper Express, was on his way to his farmland at Mouza Manganwala on his motorcycle when two men hiding in a field opened indiscriminate fire, leaving him dead on the spot.
The attackers then fled the scene.
Jhang District Police Officer (DPO) Rashid Hidayat ordered immediate arrest of the journalist’s killers, constituting a team consisting of Shorkot deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and other expert officers to probe into the incident.
Meanwhile, Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Faisal Shahkar, taking notice of the murder, has sought a report from Faisalabad Regional Police Officer (RPO) Babar Sarfraz Alpa.