Body of missing Pakistani-Australian found from Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE –- Two weeks after he went missing the body of a Pakistani-origin Australian was found in Melbourne from Moomba Park creek in Fawkner. 31 years old Talha Wahab originally from Karachi failed to return home in Melbroune on September 15, 2015 from Oxfam (Australia) where works as an Accountant.

Australian Police said that the death of a Melbourne man (Talha Wahab) is being investigated by homicide detectives, suggesting foul play.

Talha Wahab's wifeEarlier this week Talha Wahab’s 29-year-old’s pregnant wife, Tanzeel Memon had made a tearful public plea for him to return home in a video published last week on Facebook. “If, Talha, you’re listening, please let us know you’re safe … every minute, every second, is very difficult for me,” Ms Memon said in the video message released on social media.

Talha Wahab was last seen leaving his Oxfam office in Carlton on September 15 and he made a call to his wife that he was winding up works and preparing to leave office. His car was found parked at Moomba Park later that night.

Before he went missing Talha also made a call on September 15th evening to Pakistan to his mother in Karachi informing her that he would talks in details once he reaches home. But he never came back home and after two weeks his body mutilated was discovered from a park in Melbourne.

According to his friends Wahab, an Australian citizen originally from Pakistan, studied at La Trobe University before taking up an accounting position with Oxfam where he has worked since 2010. He recently married and was expecting his first child. According to family friends he was living a happy life.

“He was a very caring man, very loving man and as I was expecting as well he used to take care of me a lot, he was a family man, loved by everyone,” Talha’s wife was qouted by media as saying.

Mr Wahab was a social and highly regarded colleague at Oxfam Australia, where he had worked as an accountant since 2010.


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