KARACHI Nov 17,2021
Deputy Inspector General of Police Crime & Investigation Asim Khan on the request of complainant Afzal Jokhio has changed the investigation team of Nazim Jokhio murder case.
Nazim Jokhio was allegedly killed for reportedly filming a video of some foreigner hunters and uploading it on social media. An FIR was lodged at Memon Goth Police Station.
A letter issued from the DIG Crime & Investigation said that inspector SSiraj Lashari of Hyderabad Range is directed to investigate the case under the supervision of Ghulam Ali Jumani DSP, of Sukkur Range and over all supervision of Tanveer Alam Odho AIGP Finance CPO office Karachi.
The letter says the complainant along with his advocate appeared before the Additional IG Karachi and filed an application and showed his dissatisfaction on the progress of the investigation of the his brother’s murder case.
He requested for constitution of a new joint investigation team comprising of the above named officer.
The request of the complainant was approved and a news investigation team has been appointed.
Complainant’s application in court
On last date of hearing in the court the complainant lawyer raised the objection and said the complainant had not verified the clothes and mobile of Nazim Jokhio, and added that the complainant and his lawyers were not present at the time of the discovery of the important evidence.
The complainant lawyer filed an application for forensic of SHO Memon Goth’s mobile and claimed that the SHO is in touch with the accused.
Nazim Jokhio had stopped a car near his village in Thatta that bore a foreign number plate and asked the people sitting inside the vehicle why they blocked the road and what they were doing there. A verbal brawl ensued. Nazim was given death threats and they tried to snatch his mobile. He somehow managed to escape from the scene at the time.
According to his brother, Afzal, Nazim had broadcast a live stream on social media of a hunting expedition involving foreign guests of PPP MPA Jam Awais.
Later, the PPP MPA called him to his house, where he was brutally tortured, Nazim’s family claim.
The political and right activists too strong note of the incident and are demanding justice for Nazim Jokhio.