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In last four years 42 journalists killed in Pakistan. Read detail Report

MediaIn last four years 42 journalists killed in Pakistan. Read detail Report

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday told the Senate that 42 journalists were murdered across Pakistan during the last four years and a total of 55 accused were nominated for their killing. PTI government would be remembered for the maximum number of killings of journalists in its 42 months era.

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Of those, 15 journalists were killed in Punjab, 11 in Sindh, 13 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 03 in Balochistan.

Replying to a question by Senator Mushtaq Ahmed, Marriyum Aurangzeb told the House in writing that among 26 accused in Punjab, 07 accused were arrested, 02 were bailed out, 05 were under trial, 08 were not arrested or escaped, 01 was released by the Court, and 03 were killed in police encounter.

In Sindh, 04 accused were arrested and 07 were facing a trial while 02 accused were acquitted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 04 were under trial, 01 wasn’t arrested or escaped, and 06 were miscellaneous.

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Likewise, 01 accused was under trial in Balochistan, 01 was sentenced, 02 escaped, and 01 was under police investigation.

Detail of Journalists murdered in Punjab during last four years

Serial No
Name & Designation of Journalists
Date of Murder
Station
Organization
Source
1Muhammad Saad (Correspondent)LahoreNaya AkhbarLahore Press Club
2Safdar Ali (Correspondent)Simberyal, SialkotDunay News
3Muhammad WajidBurewalaRoze News
4Zeeshan Ashraf Butt (Ex-Chairman Press Club / Correspondent)27-03-2018Simbrial, SialkotNawa-i-WaqtLahore Press Club

DGPR, Government of the Punjab, Lahore

5Mirza Waseem Baig Shaheed (Correspondent)2019Sarai Alamgir, Gujrat92 News
6Saeed Butt2018Abdul HakeemKhabrain Multan
7Zia Ur Rehman Farooqi (Correspondent)28-04-2022Khabeer Wala, District Vehari7 News
8Rao Matloob2019Khabeer WalaDaily Naya Dor
9Husnain Shah (Reporter / Crime Reporter)24-01-2022LahoreCapital News
10Mian Razzaq (Correspondent)17-05-2017ARY News
11Zahid Ali (Senior Reporter)18-04-2020FaisalabadKoh-e-Noor TV
12Muhammad Nizam (City Reporter)2019MuzaffargarhDaily Pakistan
13Kashif Hussain (Correspondent)2021HafizabadDaily Khabrain
14Lala Fazal Jan (Reporter)2022SargodhaOverseas News
15Zia Kamboh2022Khanewal

 

Detail of Journalists murdered in Sindh during last four years

Serial No
Name & Designation of Journalists
Date of Murder
Station
Organization
Source
1Aziz Memon16-02-2022Mehrabpur, District KhairpurDaily Kawish / KTN NewsCouncil of Pakistan

Newspapers Editors (CPNE)

 

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

 

Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ)

2Ajay Lalwani18-03-2021Sukker CityRoyal News TV
3Ali Sher Rajpar04-05-2019Pad Eidan, District Noshero FerozDaily Awami Awaz
4Mureed Abbas09-07-2019Karachi CityBol News
5Ilyas Warsi14-06-2019HyderabadDaily Kawish
6Zulfiqar Ali Mandrani27-05-2020Gari Khero, District JacobabadDaily Koshish
7Noor LanjwaniNovember 2020Jacobabad CityDaily Sindh Express
8Nazim Jokhio03-11-2022Malir Farmhouse KarachiSocial Media Activist
9Murtaza Shar30-01-2022Jhol Town, District SangharWasn’t affiliated with any media for the last three years
10Athar Mateen18-02-2022Karachi CitySamaa TV
11Ishtiaq Sodharo01-07-2022Khairpur CitySindhi Weekly

 

Detail of Journalists murdered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during last four years

Serial No
Name & Designation of Journalists
Date of Murder
Station
Organization
Source
1WahabKarak, KohatDin NewsDG Information & PRs, Government of KPK, Peshawar
2Zaman MehsoodSouth Waziristan, D.I. KhanDaily Ummat
3Haroon KhanOctober 2017SwabiNai Baat
4Javidullah KhanSwat, MalakandDaily Ausaf
5Noor Ul Hassan03-12-2018Nowshera

Pishtakhara

Royal News

Roze News

DG Information & PRs, Government of KPK, Peshawar

 

Home & Tribal Affairs Department, Government of KPK, Peshawar

6Iftikhar Ahmad02-07-2022CharsaddaExpress News
7Tahir Hussain13-08-2019Khan Raziq ShaheedThe NewsHome & Tribal Affairs Department, Government of KPK, Peshawar
8Ihsan Ullah Sherpao30-10-2018CharsaddaRadio Dilbar

Charsadda News

9Waseem Alam (Media Worker)10-04-2021KarakLocal News
10Abdul Wahab (Journalist / Focal Person)12-06-2022Yaqoob Khan Shaheed, KarakLocal News
11Muhammad Sohail Khan (Reporter)16-10-2018Hattar, HaripurK-2 TV
12Aman Ullah (Media Reporter)30-04-2019Parao, D.I. KhanLocal Journalist
13Qais Javed Maseeh (Media Worker)07-12-2020Cantt. D.I. KhanLocal Journalist

 

Detail of Journalists murdered in Balochistan during last four years

Serial No
Name & Designation of Journalists
Date of Murder
Station
Organization
Source
1Abdul Wahid Raisani (General Reporter)April 2021Daily Azadi, QuettaThe Director (PR), RIO, PID, Quetta
2Anwar Khetran (Social Media Activist)23-07-2021
3Shahid ZehriOctober 2021Hub, BalochistanMetro One

 

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