Channel Nepal and Space Time Network
February 8, 2010, in Kathmandu, Nepal
Two masked gunmen on motorbikes fired on Shah, chairman of
Shah died an hour later while being treated at a nearby hospital, news reports said. Shah's driver, Mathura Man Malakar, suffered a thigh wound. Police told reporters that they had not determined a motive for the shooting.
Shah had business interests in several fields but was best known
for his media companies. He considered the first to introduce private cable
Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.
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