Noor Mukadam murder: Zahir Jaffer’s confessional statement reads out in court today

Author: Web Desk

ISLAMABAD:  In the Noor Mukadam murder case the statement of murderer was read out in court today (Friday). Khawaja Harris,who is representing Zahir’s parents, read out the statement in court, Zakir Jaffer and Ismat Adamjee, during a hearing on their bail application which had resumed for the third consecutive day by the Islamabad High Court.

Moreover, the lawyer told the court that the case was not too intricate. To this, Justice Aamer Farooq said that our police do not know how to make links during an interrogation. Harris said that he wanted to tell the court about the confessional statement and call data record. After this, he read out the confessional statement of Zahir Jaffer before the police.

In his arguments, Harris said that one sentence changes the shape of the whole case. “What was the role of the father? Only the recovery is mentioned in the memo of recovery, so how did his statement get included,” the lawyer asked.

Furthermore, Justice Farooq said that a memo of recovery states where the main suspect takes an investigating officer and what is recovered. Harris argued that the statement recorded by the suspect in police custody has no legal status. He said the statement of the suspect must be recorded before a magistrate.

The plaintiff’s counsel, Shah Khawar, told the court that he would take more than an hour for his arguments. To this, Justice Farooq asked Harris if he would like to give counter arguments.Harris replied that he would. The court then directed the plaintiff’s lawyer to give his arguments on September 21.

Earlier, the Police had submitted a challan to trial court according to which, Noor Mukadam’s murder could have been avoided if Zakir Jaffer, the father of prime suspect Zahir Jaffer, has informed the police instead of helping his son.

According to the investigation report, Zahir said that when Noor refused to marry him, he forcibly locked her up in a room, and asked the guard to not let anyone in and not let her out. He hid her mobile as well. According to the challan, Zahir Jaffer had confessed to killing Noor. Moreover, a DNA report confirmed she was raped. The challan said Zahir informed his father about Noor’s murder and the father told him there was no need to panic and that his “men were coming to dispose of the body.”

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

  • Pakistan

Pakistan desirous of peace, stability in Afghanistan: Fawad

DUBAI: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said that the situation in…

4 hours ago
  • World

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets zero carbon emissions by 2060

Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia will aim to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2060, its…

5 hours ago
  • Pakistan

Court releases Khursheed Shah after 25 months

SUKKUR: On Saturday, Accountability Court Sukkur has issued a release order of former opposition leader…

5 hours ago
  • Pakistan
  • Top Stories

Pakistan rejects reports of agreement with US on use of its Airspace

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, the Foreign Office has refused circulating news that claimed the US is…

6 hours ago
  • International

Putin urges West to unfreeze Afghanistan’s financial assets

ISLAMABAD: Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed the key demand of the Taliban, asking the…

6 hours ago
  • Pakistan
  • Top Stories

T20 WORLD CUP: Pakistan declares 12-member team against India

DUBAI: On Saturday, Pakistan Cricket Board has declared Pakistan Cricket Team’s 12-member squad for Sunday’s…

6 hours ago