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Journo Who Revealed ‘Rented Crowd’ Story About PPP’s Train March Killed & Dumped

File Pic: Aziz Memon

MEHRABPUR: A journalist from rural Sindh’s Mehrabpur City was found killed and dumped in a water canal on Sunday.

President of Mehrabpur Press Club, Aziz Memon, who was also associated with KTN TV and Kawish Newspaper, was found dead in Godu Canal today.

Memon got fame when he broke story about crowd rented to welcome train march of PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto late last year.

بلاوال کے ٹرین مارچ کے کرائے کے شرکاء، بھانڈا پھوٹ گیا

‫ٹرین مارچ کے شرکاء کو کرائے پر لایا گیا، کم پیسوں کی ادائیگی پر شرکاء کا بلاول کے خلاف احتجاج‬‫"ہمیں بلاول کے استقبال کے لئے دو ہزار روپے فی کس کہہ کر لایا گیا لیکن ہمیں200-200 روپے دئیے گئے۔ اس لئے احتجاج کر رہے ہیں کہ ہمیں بقایا پیسے دو"۔ ⁦‪

Posted by Breaking Updates on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

In a video recorded earlier but went viral after his killing, Memon was seen naming those who had threatened him for giving story about how PPP’s local leadership promised villagers of Rs. 2000 for welcoming Bilawal’s Train March but instead of that, they were paid only Rs. 200 each.

محرابپور KTN کے رپورٹر کو بے دردی سے قتل کرکے لاش نہر میں پھینک دی.مقتول نے بلاول بھٹو زرداری کے ٹرین مارچ کے دوران کرائے کے لوگ لائے جانے کی اسٹوری چلائی تھی جس ک بعد اسے پیپلزپارٹی کی مقامی قیادت نے سنگین نتائج کی دہمکیاں دی تھیں, مقتول نے اسلام آباد پریس کلب جاکر پناہ لی تھی.

Posted by Agan Khan on Sunday, February 16, 2020

In his video, slain journo Aziz Memon was seen naming PPP leaders and Sindh police officers for threatening him, due to which he had to leave for Islamabad to seek protection and raise the issue with journalists’ community.

Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah and IG Sindh Dr Kaleem Imam, meanwhile, have taken and ordered police officials to furnish report about the murder at the earliest.

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