Court dismisses bail plea of Zahir Jaffer’s parents
ISLAMABAD: The district and sessions court in Islamabad on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of parents of prime suspect in Noor Mukadam murder case, Zahir Zakir Jaffer.
Additional Sessions Judge Muhammed Suhail announced the verdict which was reserved a day ago and dismissed the bail petition filed by Zakir Jaffer and his wife Ismat Adam Jee. They are accused of abetting Zahir Jaffer in murder of the daughter former Pakistani diplomat in the federal capital. They are in jail on judicial remand.
In the petition, Zakir Jaffer and Ismat Adam Jee had expressed their dissociation with the accused Zahir Jaffar and requested for their release from jail.
The petitioners had argued that they had nothing to do with the murder of Noor Mukadam. Neither they were aware of the murder and nor did they hide the facts, they said.
On August 4, the Zakir and Ismat’s lawyer had said that from the first day his clients had condemned the murder and they stood with the victim and not with their son.
The court had reserved its verdict a day ago after concluding the arguments on the bail application.
On July 26, police had produced the key suspect in Noor Mukadam murder case, Zahir Zakir Jaffer, before the district and sessions court in Islamabad.
The court had granted extension in physical remand of the suspect for two days. Prosecutor Sajid Cheema had said that police had recovered pistol from Jaffer’s possession.
On July 21, daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat had been shot dead and beheaded in Islamabad.
According to details, son of a leading businessman, Zahir Jaffer had gunned down the 27 years old woman while she was present at his house. The victim and the suspect were friends for a long time.