Shikarpur(Sindh) Asghar Ali Thaheem Correspondent of Daily Sindh Express was kidnapped on November 7 when he was going to his home after shifting his ailing father in district hospital Larkana.He is inhabitant of Dakhan village of district Shikarpur. According to a press release RMNP President Ehsan Ahmed Sehar has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the incident and demanded of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah for the immediate release of Asghar Ali Thaheem. Meanwhile, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has strongly condemned the kidnapping incident of a Journalist Asghar Ali Thaheem from his way to home from District Larkana of Sindh and demanded his recovery within in 48 hours. In response of a letter written by Sukkur Union of Journalists to the PFUJ for its role in the safe recovery of the journalist, the PFUJ office bearers have assured the SUJ that it will take up the matter with Inspector General of Sindh Police, provincial authorities as well as before the federal government. The SKU, in its letter, says that earlier PFUJ had played its effective role in the recovery of a journalist Niaz Chandio and his cousin Abdul Khaliq Chandio who were kidnapped by the local gangs. Another report says that National Press Union has demanded from the provincial and federal government to protect the lives of the journalists who are performing their professional duties in the interior Sindh and often harassed through various unlawful ways by the landlords and criminals of the area.

Source.RMNP/PFUJ

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