Pakistani journalist’s parents murdered

Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist’s parents were murdered at their home in Lahore, the media reported on Thursday.

According to police, the bodies of Dawn Islamabad’s senior journalist Hassan Belal Zaidi’s parents were found on Wednesday night.

The door of the house was locked. The body of Javaid Zaidi, 65, was found in the bedroom while the body of Kausar, 60, was found in the basement.

The couple was killed with a sharp-edged weapon and the condition of the corpses showed the murders took place at least two days ago, police said.

The couple’s car is missing.

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