Two killers of journalist Zeeshan rounded up
SIALKOT (92 News) – Police on Thursday apprehended two accused nominated in the murder of a local journalist in Sialkot.
The two men namely Shahid and Usman, who were involved in the murder of a journalist, were arrested from Gujranwala and Bahawalpur respectively.
Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar had given four days to Punjab IGP Arif Nawaz to arrest the killers of Sialkot-based journalist Zeeshan Butt.
IGP Punjab had requested the court to grant them a week to arrest the accused. However, the chief justice rejected the request, ordering the police official to arrest the accused at the earliest and launch enquiry against him under the anti-terrorism act.
The journalist was shot dead by a union council chairman belonging to the ruling PML-N and his accomplices in Begowala. Zeeshan was a correspondent with a national daily.
The police had registered a case against three nominated and two unknown accused.