Islamabad: On Saturday, the court has extended Zahir Jaffar’s physical remand for two days in Noor Mukadam’s murder case.
Noor Mukadam, 27, the daughter of former Pakistani diplomat Shaukat Mukadam was found murdered at a residence in Islamabad’s upscale sector F-7/4 on Tuesday.
Zahir Jaffar, a businessman who is the alleged killer of the former diplomat’s daughter has been arrested.
Zahir Jaffar brutally murdered Noor Mukadam, slit the throat of the victim, and murdered her. He appeared in the judicial magistrate’s court today after the completion of his three-day physical remand. After hearing arguments, the judge extended his remand for another two days and issued the date to present him again on Monday, July 26. -Source.
The order of court stated, “Accused is nominated in the FIR and he is charged with heinous offence, therefore for the purpose of recovery and investigation two days physical remand is granted,” a copy of which is available with Dawn.com.
Sajid Cheema, the prosecutor, told the court that a weapon, a knife, along pistol, and a knuckleduster were discovered from Zahir Jaffar.
The prosecutor further added, the cellphones of both murderer and Noor’s still needed to be recovered from Jaffar’s custody and requested an extension of 11 days in his physical remand.
Islamabad Police Inspector General (IG) Qazi Jamilur Rehman on Friday instructed the investigation team probing the killer of Noor Mukadam, to seek the placement of suspect Zahir Zakir Jaffar’s name on the Exit Control List (ECL).
The Investigators are also seeking the suspect’s criminal record, if any, from the US and the UK.