Nazim Jokhio case: PPP MNA Jam Karim returns to Pakistan

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PPP MNA Jam Abdul Karim, a prime suspect in Nazim Jokhio murder case has returned to Pakistan in the early hours of Thursday ahead of voting on no-trust move against Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The PPP lawmaker arrived in Karachi from Dubai at 5:00 am after the widow of Nazim Jokhio, a local journalist who was allegedly tortured to death at the farmhouse, pardoned all the suspects in the murder case.

“My relatives left me alone, no one can understand my situation, I’m withdrawing from the case for the sake of my children,” Shireen Jokhio said in her statement.

Jam Abdul Karim landed in Pakistan after the court granted 10-day protective bail to PPP lawmaker till April 3.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) put the name of PPP MNA Jam Abdul Karim on its Provincial National Identification List (PNIL), meaning he won’t be able to leave the country after his arrival from abroad.

According to sources, the FIA will take the lawmaker into custody upon his arrival in Pakistan. Karim, who was nominated in the murder case of Nazim Jokhio in Karachi, had fled to Dubai.Local journalist Nazim Jokhio was allegedly tortured to death at the farmhouse of the accused PPP MPA for trying to prevent his foreign guests from illegal hunting of endangered houbara bustard.

An autopsy found severe torture marks and bruises all over the body of the deceased.

 

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