Prime suspect in journalist’s murder surrenders to Lahore police
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Amir Butt, who is the owner of Asia Jewellers, gave himself up to CIA police on Jail Road.
Police stared further investigation after taking Amir Butt into custody.
Police arrested the three shooters with the help of CCTV footage. Police said the journalist was shot dead owing to some money dispute. Punjab Police claimed that they have reached near the mastermind of the murder.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and IGP took notice of the incident and sought a report from the concerned authorities.
The Lahore Press Club body staged a protest in front of the LPC and demanded police to arrest the culprits. Newly-elected Lahore Press Club President Azam Chaudhry said that it was a black day in the history of Lahore, as a journalist had been shot dead in front of the club and no one could do anything.
Hasnain was a senior crime reporter at Capital TV channel and a council member of Lahore Press Club.
Reporter Irfan Malik