PESHAWAR: The President of Khyber Union of Journalists (KHUJ), Fida Khattak and President Peshawar Press Club, Syed Bukhar Shah along with other Senior Journalists met with Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Peshawar, Kareem Khan and expressed deep concern over the murderous attack on Senior Journalist, and human rights activist Jehanzeb Siddiq.
The delegation strongly condemned such incidents on Journalists and urged the law enforcement agencies to strongly monitor the activities of such rogue elements. They also asked authorities to conduct an inquiry in the matter, while, render exemplary punishment to the assailants.
The CCPO assured journalists of arresting the culprit, he said that an inquiry headed by Divisional Supretendant Police (DSP) is already underway, the committee is constituted of three members.
Jehanzeb Siddiq works as an editor with daily Awaze- Subah and was anguished by unknown assailants who had opened fire on him last night when he was returning home after performing his duty. He had a narrow escape in the incident, however, a passer-by got wounded.