ISLAMABAD (ENNS)Dead body of journalist Sajid Hussain, who went missing from Sweden, has been recovered from a river in Upsalla.
The Swedish police informed his family last night on (Thursday) that they had discovered his body from a river in Uppsala.”
Sajid Hussain Baloch was missing since 2nd March 2020 from Upsalla Sweden, where he had moved to a student accommodation.
According to Human Rights Council of Balochistan (HRCB), “Mr Hussain was living in Stockholm and decided to move to a private student accommodation in Uppsala on 2nd of March because of his work and studies. After reaching Uppsala he remained in contact with his friends until 2pm, after that his phone went off and he was unable to be reached by his family and friends.”
Sajid Hussain Baloch, who had worked with various Pakistani mainstream media outlets, moved to Sweden in 2017 as a refugee.
While in Sweden he launched Balochistan Times, an online magazine, and was its Editor in Chief when he went missing.
The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have condemned the brutal murder of Baloch journalist Sajid Hussain in Sweden and demanded immediate inquiry into the murder.
In a joint statement PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi have urged the Swedish government to immediately probe the murder.
They have also urged the Pakistani government to direct its mission in Sweden, to press the Swedish government for arrest of Sajid Hussain’s murderers.