Nazim Jokhio murder: Police recover possessions of deceased from well

Nov 14, 2021: During the course of an investigation in to the murder of a man who was threatened by PPP MPA for exposing illegal hunting activiy, police have recovered the deceased Nazim Jokhio’s clothes and mobile phone from near Jam House in Malir Memon Goth area of ​​Karachi.

On Sunday, investigators recovered clothes and a mobile phone from the suspects arrested in the Nazim Jokhio murder case. Police sources said that the accused confessed to throwing the mobile phone in the old and dry well. Police officials said the suspects tried to set fire after throwing the victim’s belongings into a well. They said that the mobile phone was burnt to a great extent and the phone and clothes were sent to Punjab Forensic Laboratory for forensic audit.

Officials said further progress would be made in the investigation after the forensic report came out.

Five people, including Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA Owais Jam and two of his servants, are in police custody in the Nazim Jokhio murder case.

On November 7, two suspects arrested in the murder case of Nazim Jokhio confessed to killing the victim in Memon Goth. Investigative sources quoted the accused Mir Ali and Haider as saying that Nazim Jokhio was beaten with sticks while trying to escape from the jam house in Malir.

On November 4, police filed a case against Jam Owais and his accomplices for allegedly torturing and killing Nazim Jokhio.

According to police, Nazim Jokhio was assassinated for trying to stop a group of foreigners from hunting Hobara bustards in the area and making a video of them as evidence. Dr Areeb, the medico-legal officer who performed Nazim’s autopsy, confirmed that the victim had been brutally tortured. He had said that “there was no part of his body from head to toe that did not show signs of violence.”

Jam Owais, who handed himself over to the police, claimed that he was not present in Memon Goth at the time of the murder.

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