- Islamabad court docket extends bodily remand of Zahir Jaffer, the primary suspect within the homicide, for 2 extra days.
- Police produces major suspect in court docket and seeks an extension in his custody for futher investigations.
- Zahir will now be produced in court docket on August 2.
ISLAMABAD: A neighborhood court docket in Islamabad on Saturday prolonged the bodily remand of Zahir Jaffer, the primary suspect within the Noor Mukadam homicide case, for 2 extra days.
The police produced Zahir in court docket and sought an extension in his custody for additional investigations.
The court docket granted the police a two-day extension for Zahir’s custody and directed them to supply the suspect in court docket on August 2.
Zahir’s final court docket look
When Zahir was final delivered to court docket, he was remanded into the police’s custody for 3 days.
Through the listening to on Wednesday, the decide requested what the prosecution needed to say. Public prosecutor Sajid Cheema stated that CCTV digital camera footage of the incident had been acquired and suspect Zahir needed to be taken to Lahore for a forensic examination of the CCTV footage.
For the aim, the general public prosecutor requested the court docket to grant an extension in Zahir’s remand for one more three days.
The lawyer of the suspect, in the meantime, argued that if any forensic examination was to be performed, it could possibly be performed by taking images. Weapons and cellphones had already been recovered, so no additional bodily remand is required, the lawyer contended.
The plaintiff’s lawyer stated that the suspect must be taken to Lahore. “If a photo was enough, we would not have asked for [the] remand,” he responded by saying.
The general public prosecutor stated that even within the case of Usman Mirza, they’d taken all of the suspects to Lahore. “We want to take them to Lahore so that we can find out if the video is edited,” he defined.
The court docket, after arguments from each side, granted a three-day extension within the remand.
Polygraph take a look at of suspect
A day earlier, the Punjab forensic lab performed Zahir’s polygraph take a look at.
Sources informed Geo Information that specialists on the lab requested the suspect 20 questions. They stated that the lab additionally performed a forensics evaluation of the CCTV footage of the incident.
The sources stated that earlier than the take a look at, Zahir stored on “misguiding the officials by making excuses”, including that he had additionally “acted as if he had fainted”.
They stated that Zahir Jaffer was “behaving abnormally” throughout the take a look at.
Noor, 27, was murdered within the federal capital on July 20, within the metropolis’s F-7 space, in keeping with police.
She is the daughter of Shaukat Mukadam, who served as Pakistan’s ambassador to South Korea and Kazakhstan.
The Islamabad police arrested Zahir on the evening of July 20 from his home the place, in keeping with Noor’s mother and father, he killed her with a pointy instrument and severed her head.
The grotesque incident sparked a nationwide marketing campaign searching for justice for her, with #JusticeforNoor changing into a high pattern on Twitter.