KHYBER, June (PPI) The leaders and activists of political parties and civil society organisations held a peace march from Khyber to Landi Kotal on Tuesday against the killing of journalist Khalil Jibran, demanding immediate arrest of the killers and provision of justice to the victim’s family.

MPA Suhail Afridi and Provincial Minister Adnan Qadri also joined the march. The protesters were carrying placards and banners entitled with different slogans. They were demanding immediate justice and punishment to the killers.

Speaking on the occasion, the leaders said that the killing of journalist Khalil Jibran was a sad incident. They said: “The killers are still out of the grasp of the law, which is the failure of the intelligence agencies. State institutions and the government should ensure the immediate arrest of the killers.”

They demanded the government to play a role in restoring peace in the region, adding the protest would continue until Khalil Jibran was provided justice.

MPA Suhail Afridi and Provincial Minister Adnan Qadri said that they would raise a strong voice on the assembly floor for the arrest of the journalit’s killers and bring his family justice. Mr Afridi said they had approached the Chief Minister for provision of Shaheed Package to the heirs of the martyred jounalist, which would be provided soon.