Religious social media activist Muhammad Bilal Khan.. (ENN FP/SM)
ISLAMABAD (ENN) Young religious social media activist with 86000 followers was assassinated in Pakistan’s federal capital, which is known as “safe city”,.
According to police Muhammad Bilal Khan, a 22-year-old blogger, was killed in Islamabad on Sunday night by unknown accused.
Police said that Khan with a friend, was attacked in the G-9/4 area of the federal capital; while his friend Ehtesham got injured.
According to the police Khan — who has over 16,000 followers on Twitter, over 48,000 on his YouTube channel and over 22,000 followers on Facebook, received a phone call to go from the Bara Kahu area in Islamabad to G-9, where a man took him into the forest and murdered him.
Moreover activists took to social media under #Justice4MuhanmadBilalKhan and demanded immediate arrest of the perpetrators.
Some activists wrote on social media that Khan was close to banned religious group but not involved in any criminal act.