- Final post-mortem report still not received
KARACHI Dec 16,2021- Six accused of Nazim Jokhio murder case, including MPA Jam Awais were produced in court of Judicial Magistrate Malir on Thursday.
MPA Jam Awais was produced in court without being handcuffed.
Complainant’s lawyers objected to not handcuffing accused Jam Awais.
Jail authorities said, the accused MPA has been given B class in the jail.
The lawyer said that there is no such law that a class B accused should not be handcuffed and added that handcuffs cannot be applied only to children and women.
The investigating officer presented an interim challan in the court.
The final report of the post-mortem has not been received yet, said the investigating officer.
The court sought arguments from the lawyers of the parties on the police challan on December 20.
The main trial is adjourned till December 30.
The body of Nazim Jokhio was found near Malir Memon Goth, while a murder case has been registered against MPA Jam Owais, Niaz Salar and others.
On the other hand, the Sindh Chief Minister has taken notice of the murder and directed to bring justice to the heirs.
Police said that 35-year-old Nazim Jokhio son of Sujawal was killed by sticks and punches during an altercation at Jam House. An autopsy of his body has been conducted at Jinnah Hospital.
According to the victim’s brother, Sardar Jam Abdul Kareem a member of National Assembly ordered his brother Nazim to be brought to the Jam House. When he went to the Jam House some time later, he was told that his brother had died.
According to his family, Nazim Jokhio had viralized a video of the victim being hunted by influential people. After the video came to light, Nazim Jokhio was called home by the influential person in Malir.
He alleged that Nazim Jokhio was tortured to death during the talks.
It should be noted that Jam Owais is a member of Sindh Assembly from Thatta and his brother Jam Abdul Karim is a member of National Assembly from Malir.
Later, the victim had also recorded his own video saying that his life was in danger because certain elements were threatening him. He had asked authorities to put his video on record, his relatives said.
The incident enraged area residents and community members, who blocked the main National Highway and alleged that influential personalities were involved in the murder as the victim had made a video of some foreign hunters in his village
It should be noted that the body of a man was identified from Memon Goth who was identified as Nazim Jokhio.
After the funeral of the slain Nazim Jokhio in Karachi, the family members protested on the National Highway, both tracks of the National Highway were closed and long queues of vehicles formed.
On the National Highway, the protesters burnt tires and blocked the roads from Karachi to Thatta and chanted slogans against the police and the Sindh government.
Who was Nazim Jokhio?
A young man from Malir area of Karachi Nazim Jokhio was allegedly killed by the Chieftain of his tribe, for reportedly filming a video of some foreigner hunters and uploading it on social media.
The slain Nazim Jokhio had uploaded a video on social media in a bid to stop foreigners from hunting, after which his body with torture marks was found.
With hashtag Justice for Nazim Jokhio remained top trend on twitter.
The heirs of the slain had nominated Jam Awais Gohram, a member of the Sindh Assembly of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), for the alleged murder of Nazim.
The slain 27-year-old Nazim Jokhio belonged to Achar Salar Jokhio village of Malir, suburbs of provincial capital Karachi. He was employee of District Council Karachi. He has three daughters and a son who are one to five years old. According to his wife Shirin Jokhio, he was also known for his social service in the area, helping people with small tasks.
Nazim was active on social media especially on Facebook. He has three brothers and one sister, he was second among the siblings.