Arshad Sharif, a senior journalist, and anchorperson, on Sunday night reportedly shot to death along the Nairobi-Magadi highway.

Arshad Sharif was fatally shot in the head and killed by cops after allegedly violating a roadblock established to keep an eye

on motor vehicles using the route, while his driver is injured, reported the Star Kenya.

which was similar to the one Arshad Sharif and his driver were driving.

His wife Javeria Siddique confirmed the news via Twitter stating “I lost a friend

husband, and my favourite journalist”. The incident caught everyone off guard

as family members and colleagues confirmed his death in Kenya via Twitter at around 3 a.m.

After a while, Geo news, Ary news, and Dunya news confirmed the incident.

According to ARY News, Kenyan police have started an investigation into the shooting that killed Sharif.