ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Noor Mukadam daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat has been murdered in the federal capital, police said.
According to the police, the deceased was the daughter of Shaukat Mukadam, who served as Pakistan’s ambassador to South Korea and Kazakhstan.
The horrific incident took place in a house, located in upscale sector F-7/4 in Islamabad. The police said Noor was hit with a sharp object. The person accused of murdering her has been arrested and is said to be the son of a business tycoon.
The police said, a case has been registered against the accused and an investigation is underway.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri condemned the incident and expressed his condolences.
“Deeply saddened by the murder of the daughter of a senior colleague and former ambassador of Pakistan. Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and I hope the perpetrator of this heinous crime will be brought to justice,” the spokesperson wrote on Twitter, adding the hashtag #JusticeForNoor.
Deeply saddened by the murder of the daughter of a senior colleague and former Ambassador of Pakistan. Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, and I hope the perpetrator of this heinous crime will be brought to justice.#JusticeForNoor
— Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri (@Zhchaudhri) July 21, 2021