Vocal for minorities’ rights, a journalist in Pakistan, Ajay Lalwani has been brutally murdered by armed assailants in Sindh. He was shot lifeless when he was at Saleh Putt in Sukkur in Sindh.
Ajay Lalwani, a neighborhood basic news correspondent for the privately-owned Urdu language Day by day Puchano, died yesterday after struggling three gunshot wounds on Wednesday night in Sukkur, in northern Sindh Province, in accordance with Imdad Soomro, a correspondent of nationwide English each day The News, who noticed Lalwani within the hospital earlier than he died, and Ashiq Jatoi, editor of the Day by day Puchano.
Ajay was one of the vocal journalists in Pakistan as per the Pakistani web site, The News and he used to lift points within the curiosity of minorities, particularly Hindus and their pathetic scenario in Pakistan. He used to jot down in opposition to the Pakistani Authorities’s biased insurance policies in opposition to minorities.
In accordance with a report by CPJ( Committee to Shield Journalists), Jatoi mentioned Lalwani was sitting in a barbershop within the Salehpat space of Sukkur when two bikes and a automotive with 4 passengers drove by and opened hearth, hanging Lalwani within the abdomen, arm, and knee. He was taken to Civil Hospital in Sukkur the place he later died because of blood loss, mentioned Jatoi.
A police report posted on Twitter by Pakistan Nationwide Meeting member Lal Malhi mentioned the journalist was fired upon by “unknown culprits” on a bike; within the report, Ifran Ali Samo, Sukkur’s senior superintendent of police, introduced the formation of a crew to research the killing.
The native merchants noticed a shutter down strike in opposition to the homicide of Lalvani, whereas journalists have held the Sukkur Police accountable for his killing. Dileep Kumar, the daddy of the slain journalist, mentioned that they didn’t have any enmity, nonetheless, he mentioned some unidentified motorcyclists had killed his son at a barbershop when he was getting his haircut executed. He dismissed the police declare of the homicide being the results of private enmity in accordance with the Pakistan web site, The News
If we check out the journalists, then within the final 2 many years, greater than 60 journalists have been brutally murdered in Pakistani. In 2020, it ranked ninth on CPJ’s annual International Impunity Index, which assesses nations the place journalists are murdered usually and their killers go free, with 15 unsolved murders.