Zahir Jaffer indicted by court in Noor Mukadam case
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday has formally indicted Zahir Jaffer, the primary suspect in the murder of Noor Mukadam.
In addition to Jaffer, two of the family’s workers, Jamil and Jan Mohammad, were charged, as was the CEO of Therapy Works, Tahir Zahoor.
Additional Sessions Judge Atta Rabbani indicted six people in the case, and all of them were taken to court from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail.
Meanwhile, on October 20, the court called the prosecution witnesses and ordered that the trial begin immediately and be finished within two months.
Earlier, After being denied bail by the Islamabad High Court, the parents of Zahir Jaffer, the primary suspect in the high-profile Noor Mukadam murder case, filed a bail petition in the Supreme Court.
Zakir Jaffer and his wife Asmat Zakir have petitioned the Supreme Court of Pakistan for bail through attorney Khawaja Haris.
On September 29, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) denied bail to the parents of main suspect Zahir Jaffer in the Noor Mukadam murder case.
Noor was murdered on July 20, reportedly by her friend Zahir Jaffer, in the area of Islamabad’s Kohsar police station.
Jaffer is the primary suspect in the murder of Noor Mukadam. The heinous crime, in which Mukadam was killed, occurred on July 20 in Islamabad’s F-7 district.
Noor Mukadam is the daughter of Shaukat Mukadam, Pakistan’s former ambassador to South Korea and Kazakhstan.
On the night of July 20, Islamabad police apprehended suspect Zahir Zakir Jaffer from his residence, where, according to Noor’s parents, he murdered her with a sharp object and chopped her head.
‘She (Noor) presented herself to me for sacrifice’ says Zahir Jaffer
Today outside of the Islamabad High Court, Zahir Jaffer has told many things which have shocked the nation. He has said that Noor Mukadam presented herself to him for the sacrifice. He further confessed that he used a knife to commit the crime.
Many people on social media are now demanding that Zahir should be severely punished for the crime he committed.