Court remands one in murder case of local JI leader’s son

Weapon confiscated from the accused has been sent for forensic examination

Our Correspondent August 25, 2021


A local court has sent on judicial remand a suspect arrested for allegedly firing on the shop of a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, Muhammad Ishaq, which resulted in the death of his son Muhammad Ali on July 26, 2021. Two people were also injured in the attack on Ishaq’s shop.

Hearing the case on Tuesday, the West judicial magistrate sent accused Mujahid Masood to jail on remand and directed the police to arrest the other accused, who are on the run.

During the hearing, the investigation officer informed the court that accused Siraj and Maqsood were in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Sindh Police have written a letter to the K-P home department seeking permission to arrest the suspects, he apprised.

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Masood was arrested by the Manghopir Police during a raid at a house near Farsi Ground. The weapon confiscated from the accused has been sent for forensic examination.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 25th, 2021.


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