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Police get 3-day custody of suspect in gruesome murder of former ambassador’s daughter



  • Police get three-day remand of remand of suspect in former ambassador’s daughter’s murder case
  • Police on Thursday produced the accused, named Zahir Jaffar, earlier than an obligation Justice of the Peace
  • Police say investigations are underway to find out the motive behind the murder

ISLAMABAD: An area courtroom on Thursday remanded to police custody a person apprehended on the costs of killing the daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat in Islamabad, Geo News reported.

Earlier right now, the police had produced the accused, named Zahir Jaffar, earlier than an obligation Justice of the Peace and sought his bodily remand. The police got three-day custody of the accused.

It is pertinent to say right here that the 27-year-old sufferer, Noor Mukadam, had been discovered brutally murdered in the federal capital on Tuesday, sparking a nationwide marketing campaign looking for justice for her.

According to the police, the deceased was the daughter of Shaukat Mukadam, who served as Pakistan’s ambassador to South Korea and Kazakhstan.

Noor was killed at her home in the town’s F-7 space, police had mentioned, including that she was hit with a pointy object. The particular person accused of murdering her had been arrested and was mentioned to be the son of a enterprise tycoon.

Talking to journalists on Thursday, SSP Attaur Rehman mentioned the police, after being knowledgeable of the incident, had rushed to the scene and arrested the suspect from the crime scene. He mentioned the suspect stays in police custody, including that investigations are underway to find out the motive behind the killing.

The police officer mentioned that they have been additionally interrogating home assist in the murder case. 

Rejecting studies that the accused is mentally sick, the SSP mentioned that the suspect was absolutely acutely aware when the police arrested him.  He was not intoxicated in any respect, he clarified.

“A forensic team has collected evidence from the scene, which will help in the investigation of the murder,” he added. 

The SSP mentioned that the suspect had additionally attacked one other particular person and injured him earlier than the police reached there to arrest him. 

Association of Former Ambassadors strongly condemns gruesome murder

Meanwhile, the Association of Former Ambassadors (AFA) issued an announcement condemning the killing of former Ambassador Shaukat Ali Mukaddam’s daughter and known as for exemplary punishment for the assassin.

In a press assertion issued on July 22, over 100 former ambassadors “noted with disgust and horror the brutal and heinous crime and called upon the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice [and] ensure that justice is done.”

“The Association apprehends that the murderer may be made to escape the country using his dual nationality. Therefore, the Association demands that his name should be placed on the ECL to ensure that he does not use his family influence and power to slip away. It is imperative that justice be served,” the assertion learn. 

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