Islamabad: National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned a brutal murder of a senior Journalist of Sindhi news Channel Aziz Memon, from Mehrab Pur Noshehro Feroz and demanded a judicial enquiry from a judge of Sindh High court. In a joint statement NUJ president Arshad Sulahri and Secretary General Tahir Jafri demanded for immediate arrest of the murderer of Aziz Memon who earlier in video message viral on the social media demanded security as he was receiving threats of life as he had reported paid participants for Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari long march last year. He even named alleged some officials of Sindh government who threatened him of dire consequences.
“It’s a brutality and inhuman act of murder of Aziz Memon who was killed and his body was thrown into Canal” Said the statement of NUJ leaders.
The statement said that the strong voices of media and professional journalists cannot not be silenced as the community is determined to protect the independence of media and will fight till last.
Until now 126 journalists have been murdered by unknown culprits but non of them have been arrested and punished as per the law. “ We want an immediate and urgent enquiry into the incident by the judge of a Sindh High court and immediate arrest of the murders of Aziz Memon” the NUJ leadership demanded.
Nation Union Jouralists of Pakistan.