New York, January 29, 2004
—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the murder of Sajid Tanoli, a reporter with the regional Urdu-language daily Shumal
, who was shot and killed today in the town of Manshera in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province
Police filed murder charges today against Manshera’s local government head, Khalid Javed. The police have also arrested Javed’s brother and son as accomplices to the murder, said a local journalist.