Woman held in army officer’s killing

Major Muhammad Laraib was shot in the head in Sector G-9/1 park on Thursday


Our Correspondent November 24, 2019
PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police on Saturday arrested a woman for her suspected involvement in the brutal murder of a young army officer in the federal capital.

The Karachi Company police said that they had presented the suspect, Aleena, before a duty magistrate in a local court on Saturday and obtained her two-day physical remand.

Police officials said the suspect, who works for a private airline, was present when Major Muhammad Laraib was shot in the head by unidentified gunmen as he sat on a bench in the Sector G-9/1 park on Thursday evening.

Officials added that they will be using all available means, including modern technological investigation tools, to trace the murderers. Further, they said that two separate investigation teams, each led by an SP, is probing the case.

Police are also trying to procure footage from closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera in the area around the incident to track the movement of the suspects.

 

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