According to local media reports, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday resolved the mother of murdered journalist Arshad Sharif’s request for an autopsy report on her son.
In Nairobion October 23, 2022, according to the poilce they were looking for the auto thieves. The police mistakenly opened fire on the car of the famous Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif. As it passed through their roadblock without halting they started shooting, according to a Kenyan police complaint.
An investigation into the incident occurred around 10 p.m., right after the incident. Kenyan police watchdogs were also involved in the investigation. The incident took place on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday around 1900 GMT.
The incident was under investigation as a case of mistaken identity, a senior police official told the newspaper. Calls for an investigation and was also widespread outrage in Pakistan over Sharif’s death’s circumstances.
Sharif’s mother had complained to the IHC earlier this month about not receiving her son’s postmortem report. The Pakistani deputy attorney general informed Islamabad High Court at the beginning of the hearing that they have sent the postmortem report for Arshad Sharif to his family.
The guardians received postmortem report from PIMS, according to Arshad Sharif’s attorney, Barrister Shoaib Razaque. The court inquired about the Arshad Sharif killing case’s proceedings in his Pakistan as well. Razaque responded that they should file case’s FIR there as well. The Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court, Justice Aamer Farooq, then said that they should start trials of Arshad Sharif killing case in Pakistan.
Later, the IHC concluded Arshad’s mother’s appeal. The family of Arshad Sharif received the autopsy findings on November 14. The sources at the PIMS hospital also informed local media outlet that Arshad Sharif’s family had received the post-mortem report. A close friend or relative of the murdered journalist also received the report.