After offering funeral prayers today, veteran journalist and television host Arshad Sharif will be buried in Islamabad. His funeral prayers will be said in the Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad on Thursday at 2:00 p.m., according to the family’s announcement. He will afterwards be buried at the H-11 cemetery in the nation’s capital.
The body of Arshad Sharif was transported from Kenya to Pakistan early on Wednesday.His body was picked up by family members at the airport in Islamabad.In its initial report, Kenya’s police acknowledged killing him.
According to the Kenyan police, Sharif was shot in the head after a case of mistaken identity.An eight-member medical board from the PIMS hospital performed a postmortem on his body at the hospital per the family’s request. The family requested that an OMFS surgeon and an ENT surgeon be added to the medical team.
His body was also subjected to an X-ray and a CT scan at the hospital by the PIMS medical board.According to sources, today is the anticipated release date for the initial postmortem report.The forensic analysis of the materials delivered to the laboratory may take a few days, according to Professor Hashim Raza of the PIMS hospital.
No mistake of identity, but a plot to kill: Faisal Vawda
Faisal Vawda disputed the Kenyan police’s version of how Arshad Sharif was killed in a case of mistaken identity, claiming that the murder was premeditated and planned in Pakistan.
The PTI leader claimed that Arshad’s martyrdom was not an accident but rather the result of a pre-planned murder. He noted that Arshad Sharif was killed by a close-range shot.
Arshad left Pakistan after being threatened and blackmailed, according to him, so he travelled to Dubai.