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PAKISTANI JOURNALIST SHOT DEAD IN KENYA

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Kenya’s Independent Police Oversight Authority (Ipoa) says it has launched investigations into the the killing of prominent Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif.

Local media outlets reported that Mr Sharif’s killing by police was a case of mistaken identity.

The Ipoa, a civilian body, was formed to monitor the work of the police.

Its head, Ann Makori, has told journalists in the capital, Nairobi, that a rapid response team has been sent to investigate the killing of the journalist.

Ann Makori – Chair, IPOA said their rapid response team has already been dispatched to investigate the killing of the journalist and assured the Kenyans of their full commitment to delivering on its mandate.

SOURCE: BBC

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