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Minister Shibli Faraz Says Not Aware Of ‘Details’ Of Arif Wazir’s Murder

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Newly-appointed Minister for Information and broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said that he didn’t know the ‘details’ of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Arif Wazir’s Murder.

During a media briefing at Press Information Department (PID), a reporter asked the minister about the progress in finding the murderers of Arif Wazir and the tweet of Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar that was deleted later. In response Shibli Faraz said, “To be honest I don’t know the details of this murder of Ali Wazir’s cousin. I’ll give you a satisfactory answer in this regard in my next media briefing.”

PTM leader Arif Wazir who was wounded after being attacked by ‘unidentified’ armed persons in an open fire from a moving vehicle, near his residence in Wana, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

Arif Wazir was also the first cousin of PTM leader and Member of National Assembly (MNA) Ali Wazir who has been struggling for the rights of the Pashtun missing persons and state violence against the ethnicity.


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