December 8, local Pakistani media quoted police reports that a local journalist was shot dead by unknown people at his home in Dera Ismail Khan in Cape Province on the evening of the 7th.
According to reports, 37-year-old Qais Javed worked in the local media, worked as a photographer, and recently opened a new online platform. On the same day, he was followed by a motorcycle gunman when he returned home. When he entered his front yard, the gunman opened fire on him and then fled the scene.
According to the local police, the person concerned has been registered and investigated. So far, no one has been arrested, and the motive of the murderer is still under investigation.
The family of the deceased said that Gaz Javed had no personal hatred with anyone.
According to the Pakistan Journalists Protection Committee, Pakistan is considered one of the most dangerous places for journalists. In the past 20 years, 70 journalists have been killed in the country.