The alleged serial killer of women, whose body parts were found from different parts of city on identical dates, was remanded to the custody of Soldier Bazaar Police till April 30, here on Wednesday by Judicial Magistrate East Javed Iqbal Malik.
The accused who was arrested on Tuesday, threw body parts of a woman who was later identified as Nasreen and said to be mother of five children.
The killer confessing the killing and then severing body parts, putting them into plastic bags and later dumping them parts in different parts of city, maintained that he had exchange of hot words with the woman over money as she was a prostitute.
The accused, a rickshaw driver, used to lure women, bring them to his rented place and later butchered them. Police submitting the request for physical custody, said that co-accused Iqbal has absconded and hunt is on to arrest him.
The JM after going through the police papers and remand request gave a physical remand of the accused to Soldier Bazaar Police till April 30.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 26th, 2012.