Pakistan Journalist Arshad Shariff has been killed in Kenya,he was shot dead by the police after failing to stop at the road block.
Reports from the police explains the circumstances that led to his death.Here is the unedited report from the police in Kenya:
“KAJIADO COUNTY KAJIADO WEST SUBCOUNTY MAGADI POLICE STATION SUBJECT. SHOOTING INCIDENT REPORT/DEATH OF A FOREIGNER. It was reported to Magadi police station vide OB 14/23/10/2022 at 22.00hrs that along Kuenia farm/kamukuru marram a shooting incident involving GSU officers had occurred and one Pakistan national namely ARSHAD MOHAMMED SHARIFF aged 50 years had been fatally shot while he was been driven in a motor vehicle registration number KDG 200M along that road when the deceased and his brother KHURRAM AHMED were driving back to Nairobi. It started when officers from Dci starehe circulated a report of theft of a motor vehicle/abduction vide OB 70/23/10/2022 that one Douglas Wainaina parked his motor vehicle registration number KDJ 700F outside a electrical shop and left his son namely Dancan Kamau inside the said motor vehicle. On return, he found the said motor vehicle missing. He reported the said incident at pangani police station where the officers located the son at Olosuritia ACK Church within Kiserian. He was also located at Kiserian dam estate and later at Olepolos Hills. The Dci officers from starehe subcounty alerted the oc GSU magadi training school who acted appropriately. The scene was visited by SCPC Kajiado West, oc Dci Kiserian and the ocs magadi together with the scenes of crime personnel from Kajiado North subcounty. From the scene that was near Tinga Market, it was established that Kurram Ahmed and his brother now deceased were driving along Kuenia-kamukuru rough road and before they reached the Kiserian-magadi road, they found the road blocked using small stones and they decided to pass them. It was then they heard gun shots towards their vehicle directed from the front and rear. They did not stop and proceeded with the journey. Khurram called Naqar Ahmed also a Pakistan national who reside at Tinga and informed him about the Incident. He advised them to pass his place and on arrival at the main gate found his brother had died with a gun shot wound on the head which had penetrated from the back of his head and exited at the front side of his head. Upon scrutiny of the said motor vehicle, it had a bullet hole on the left side of the windscreen on the side the deceased was sitting, two bullet holes on the rear left back screen, one bullet hole on the rear right door, four holes right side of the boot and one front right tyre that had been deplated. The said Pakistan nationals claim that they are developers and reside in Nairobi. Scene was documented and the body taken to Chiromo mortuary awaiting postmortem. Case PUI”