Accused of Noor Muqaddam's murder quarrels in jail
Main accused of the Noor Muqaddam murder case, Zahir Jaffar Sunday quarreled with the inmates detained in the same barrack in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the jail authorities after receiving complaints of the accused’s fights with the inmates shifted other prisoners to other barracks.
There were two inmates imprisoned in the barrack with accused Zahir who were harassed and abused by the later repeatedly.
Anyhow, the jail administration separated him from other prisoners and put him in the state of solitary confinement in his barrack.
Noor Muqaddam, daughter of ex-Pakistan’s envoy Shaukat Muqaddam was murdered in the federal capital’s sector F-7/4 on July 22, 2021.
The police said Zakir Jaffer, his father and mother Asmat Adamjee, servants Iftikhar and Jameel were arrested on charges of hiding facts and assistance in crime.
The sources quoted Zahir as confessing: “I killed Noor because she was ditching me.”
The insiders added the record showed the accused was in contact with his parents on the day of the incident and told them about the murder too.
The accused made four calls and the total talk time was 30-minute, the sources said adding the call record led to the arrest of his parents.
Later, the court sent the main accused with co-accused persons to jail, and hearings of the murder case were still continuing.
Reporter: Usman Javed