KARACHI: Alleged last witness to television reporter Wali Khan Babar’s murder case was gunned down late Sunday night in Soldier Bazaar area.


The deceased identified as Haider Ali was shot dead by two armed men riding a motorcycle when he was standing near his house in Soldier Bazaar area.


Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Qaiser Ali Shah said that Haider was shot twice and died before he reached the hospital. The officer said that it is still unconfirmed whether the victim was the last witness to the Wali Khan Babar case and the police are still verifying it.


No case has been registered as yet.


Babar was shot dead in Liaquatabad area in January 2011 while he was on his way home from work.

Reported by The Express Tribune on 13 November 2012

Nearly 90 journalists have been killed in Pakistans ince 2000. Only one case has been solved; that of Daniel Pearls. 

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