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  • CCTV footage exhibiting the assault on senior journalist Absar Alam surfaces. 
  • Within the footage, the assailant may be seen fleeing from Islamabad’s F-11 Park after taking pictures the journalist.
  • One other man can be seen within the video, who the police consider to be an confederate. 

Because the probe into the assault on senior journalist and former PEMRA chairman Absar Alam deepens, police on Saturday reported having acquired CCTV footage which exhibits what unfolded that day.

The footage exhibits Alam strolling in a park in Islamabad’s F-11 space. As he approaches the tip of the monitor, the senior journalist is shot and the assailant is seen fleeing from the park.

One other suspect can be seen within the video who, based on the police, could possibly be an confederate within the crime.

Moreover, a black automobile, is seen parked exterior the park, and its whereabouts are actually being traced by the police.

Sources mentioned that Absar Alam and witnesses close by on the time of the incident have recognized the shooter.

Talking to Geo Information, SSP Islamabad Mustafa Tanvir mentioned that the joint investigation crew, headed by SSP Investigation Attaur Rehman, is probing the incident.

The police have added the video into proof and have begun a forensic audit of the footage.

The police declare they’re “getting closer” to catching the suspect; nevertheless, they didn’t disclose additional particulars.

Absar Alam was shot in Islamabad on Tuesday. In response to police, he was shot within the abdomen after which he was shifted to the hospital. At current, he’s in secure situation.

Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed, taking discover of the incident, had ordered the Inspector Normal of Islamabad to launch an inquiry and instantly arrest the folks concerned.

Alam’s assertion to police

In his assertion to the police, the senior journalist mentioned the person who shot him was doubtless 27 or 28 years outdated.

Alam mentioned he was strolling in a park close to his home the place the younger man was additionally current. “The man was carrying a pistol and shot at me,” he mentioned.

The senior journalist mentioned he was shot on the precise aspect of his abdomen after which his buddies took him to a hospital.

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