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Arshad Sharif case, JIT will travel to Kenya on January 15

JIT asks funds of Rs10 million for travel and housing costs

The joint investigation team (JIT) on the murder of journalist Arshad Sharif has informed the Supreme Court at a hearing on the matter that it would be leaving for Kenya on January 15.

On the other hand the Special JIT has requested funding so that it could go to Kenya and Dubai to conduct the probe as directed by the Supreme Court. The Interior Ministry was asked for Rs10 million to cover the travel and housing costs for the five JIT members, according to media reports.

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The federal government has approved the funding to be given to the JIT.

The JIT provided the Supreme Court with a progress report on the Arshad Sharif murder case.

JIT members would travel to Kenya on January 15 to gather information and prepare Arshad Sharif’s post-mortem report. The top court will get the post-mortem report.

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Arshad Sharif’s post-mortem report was rejected by the SC Registrar Office before the JIT’s progress report was submitted.

The JIT members again filed the affidavit and Sharif’s post-mortem report after the registrar raised an objection.

On Thursday the Supreme Court will pick up hearing the suo motu case.



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