Witnesses identify main suspect in Zafir Zubairi case

Witnesses pointed towards Khawar and identified him among the other accused

Our Correspondent December 15, 2017
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KARACHI: The Zafir Zubairi murder case took a new turn as three eyewitnesses came forward and identified Khawar Burney, his three cousins and security guard Abdul Rehman as the culprits during an identification parade.

On Thursday the investigation officer in the case presented the main accused, Khawar, for identification in front of South Judicial Magistrate Nazish Naz.

The witnesses then pointed towards Khawar and identified him among the other accused. The officer then presented Khwar’s cousins Hasan Husain Burney, Haider Burney, Raza Husain Burney and security guard before the witnesses.

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Several dummy accused were presented as well, but the eyewitnesses pointed towards Khawar and told the court that he was the one who opened fire on a vehicle which led to the death of Zafir.
The court ordered the accused back to the jail after the identification process.


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