NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Police on Wednesday booked five suspects in the murder case of journalist Aziz Memon.

Police said that Hafeez Memon, brother of the deceased, lodged an FIR under Sections 302, 364 and 147 PPC at Mehrabpur police station, accusing a cameraman and four unidentified suspects of being involved in his brother’s murder.

He stated in the FIR that on Feb 16 the cameraman and the four suspects were seen standing outside their house who then took the victim somewhere and later his body turned up in Gaddo minor. The cameraman was already in police custody.

Meanwhile soyem of late Aziz Memon was held at his residence which was attended by a large number of relatives and journalist fraternity.

According to police officials, late Memon, who was associated with a Sindhi TV channel and newspaper, had asked the cameraman he had worked with to drop him at a place where he was to attend a ceremony.

The journalist had often received threats of dire consequences during his career. He received a similar threat allegedly from an MNA last year, after which he had moved to Islamabad for some time.

Published in Dawn, February 20th, 2020

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