Editor of IMROZ Urdu daily, Freedom Fighter, Martyr Janab Mr Shoyabullah Khan sacrificed his life for Democracy and Communal Harmony. He supported the People’s Movement for the merger of Hyderabad state into Indian Union and wrote several articles explaining the necessity for the merger. Due to his writings some people bore grudge against him. while he coming back from his ‘Imroz’ office with his colleague Mr Mohammed Khan was assaulted brutally, chopped his hands and shot him on August 21, 1948 midnight. Mr Shoyabullah Khan succumbed to the injuries on 22nd August 1948 in early hours in Hyderabad.
(Source : The Immortals, Album of 155 Muslim Freedom Fighters, authored by Syed Naseer Ahamed in 2014, Mobile : 9440241727)