Journalist shot dead after receiving threatening calls from PML N leader

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Journalist shot dead after receiving threatening calls from PML N leader

LAHORE - A *journalist was shot dead during a phone call after he received threats from a PML N leader. The gunshot sound can be heard on the phone call*, Samaa has reported.

Journalist, Zeeshan Butt, was threatened by UC chairman, Imran Aslam, who belongs to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Siakot.

The journalist called up chairperson district council to inform him about the threat; however, he was gunned down while he was still briefing him about the PML-N man’s threats.

The police have not arrested the people involved in the murder. The local journalists staged protest demonstration against the broad daylight killing.

The protesting journalists said they will continue their demonstration until justice is given.