The chemical examination report of Dr Hasan Zafar Arif has declared his death to be of natural causes.
The report, released on Tuesday by the Director Laboratories & Chemical Examiner to the Government of Sindh, found no evidence that the death occurred due to unnatural causes, including poisoning. It further notes that the professor was a heart patient and had previously undergone a by-pass procedure.
Dr Arif’s cause of death was not ascertained until the results of chemical examination of different parts of his body were completed.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement London’s (MQM-L) Deputy Convener Professor Hasan Zafar Arif was found dead under mysterious circumstances on the back seat of his car on January 14.
The family and friends claimed that Prof Arif, 72, went missing a day earlier, and later the MQM-L leader was found dead in his silver-coloured Mitsubishi lancer from the Ilyas Goth in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi neighbourhood.
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