On Tuesday, the United States of America urged Kenya to conduct an open investigation into the killing of Pakistani journalist and anchor person Arshad Sharif.
“We’re deeply saddened by the death of Arshad Sharif,” said the US State Department spokesperson Ned Price.
“We encourage a full investigation by the Government of Kenya into his death. It’s not entirely clear that we know all the circumstances at this point regarding what led to his death, but we do urge a full investigation,” the spokesperson added.
“And it’s clear through his work that Arshad Sharif was dedicated to that fundamental right of freedom of expression – took him around the world. His work was known around the world.”
Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif on Monday urged Kenya to ensure fair and transparent investigations into the murder of senior Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif.
Taking to Twitter, the Premier said that he had made a telephone call to Kenyan President William Ruto about the killing.
“I requested him to ensure fair & transparent investigation into the shocking incident,” he wrote on Twitter.
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