- Family sources confirm Sharif died in accident in Nairobi.
- Some Sources are saying he was shot dead.
- No further details are available about incident yet.
- Local police initiate probe and are investigating matter.
Senior journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif was shot dead by the Kenyan police Sunday night in a “mistaken identity” case while travelling to Nairobi from the country’s Magadi town, reported Kenyan newspaper The Star citing law enforcement officials.
“We had an incident of shooting which turned out to be a case of mistaken identity involving a journalist. We will release more information later,” a police officer told The Star.
Arshad Shareef’s Wife Tweeted, That Arshad Shareef was murdered by a Snipper Bullet in the Head.
Senior Journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif passed away in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi.
Family Sources According to Bol News: Arshad Sharif was shot dead by a Sniper while traveling a Black Car.
Ex-PM Imran Khan Condoles Death of Senior Anchor Arshad Shareef
Friends & Journalists Tweeted:
PML-N leader Hina Pervaiz Butt extended heartfelt condolences on the demise of the journalist, while PTI leader Ali Zaidi also expressed his grief on the death of Sharif.
CEO ARY NEWS Tweeted for Arshad Shareef
Last picture of Arshad Sharif Pakistan.
Local police have initiated a probe and are investigating the matter, the sources said.
Sharif was previously associated with ARY News and had gone to Dubai after resigning from the channel. Before going to Kenya, he was spotted in London a few days back after arriving from Dubai.
Following the news of Sharif’s death, condolences started pouring in from across the country.