Pakistan asks Kenya for key information to help probe into Arshad Sharif murder

Killed journalist Arshad Sharif. -Twitter
  • The Republic of Kenya National Police Service has confirmed that it has received a letter from the Pakistani government.
  • Pakistani investigators have called on Kenyan police to share the name, rank and contact details of officers involved in the shooting.
  • The Pakistani team meets with Kenyan police, intelligence officers and several government officials.

NAIROBI: Pakistan has called on Kenyan authorities to share information about the phone calls and the story of Waqar Ahmed, his wife Morin Waqar and Khurram Ahmad to help in the investigation into the murder of slain journalist Arshad Sharif.

The Republic of Kenya National Police Service has confirmed Geo News that he has received a letter from the Pakistani government requesting assistance in several areas to assist in the investigation of the murder of Sharif who was killed here on October 23 by armed officers of the General Service Unit (GSU ).

The Pakistani government has asked the Kenya National Police Service to provide its findings in the Sharif murder case, including the initial incident report; names and contact details of instructors and trainers who were training at the AmmoDump boot camp at the time of the shooting – the site owned and operated by Waqar Ahmed, his wife Morin Waqar and Khurram Ahmed on a large stretch of hilly terrain in an area deserted.

Pakistani investigators have asked Kenyan police to share the name, rank and contact details of officers involved in the shooting; date of call details of all provoked agents; the geolocation report on the scene of the crime; ballistics report related to the incident; any records related to the movement of officers from GSU Headquarters to the shooting incident; crime scene sketch; initial statement of accused officers; call the coordinates of witnesses Waqar Ahmed, his wife Morin Waqar and Khurram Ahmed.

Pakistani investigators Muhammad Athar Waheed, Director of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Omar Shahid Hamid, Deputy Director General of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) have returned to Pakistan after completing the investigation in Nairobi and the outdoors for a week.

A military officer appointed in Africa was also present during their meetings with the Kenyan authorities. During their stay in Nairobi, the Pakistani team met with Kenyan police, intelligence officers and several government officials. They also visited Sharif’s killing site as well as the shooting range – AmmoDump – belonging to the Ahmed brothers of Karachi. Waqar told investigators from Pakistan and Kenya that Karachi Kings CEO Tariq Wasi asked him to send a sponsorship letter to Sharif.

Investigators investigating the murder of journalist Sharif have also asked brothers Waqar and Khurram to provide CCTV footage of the apartment in Nairobi where Ashraf stayed and the training site in Nairobi where Sharif was last seen alive. times before his tragic murder.

Pakistani authorities asked the two brothers to share CCTV footage from the penthouse apartment where Sharif lived as a guest for two months and three days; the list of names and contact details of the instructors and caregivers who were present at your training site, AmmoDump, at the time of Sharif’s murder; details of organizations to which trainers and instructors belong; list of names and contact details of all staff you employ at your training site; list of people who met Sharif during his stay at the premises; name and contact details of persons who requested to sponsor Sharif’s invitation letter; clarification of whereabouts of Sharif’s iPad and mobile phones known to be in their possession.

After arriving in the Kenyan capital, Geo News’ investigation team revealed Murdered journalist Sharif’s visit visa to Kenya was sponsored and he was not granted entry visa upon arrival.

The sponsorship letter for Sharif to travel to Kenya was sent by Nairobi-based property developer Waqar, brother of Khurram, who was driving Sharif on the fateful night of October 23, 2022, when Sharif died in a hail of bullets raining down on him. on him by the Kenyan. police in a deserted area.