Main accused in Pakistani-British woman murder case appears before police

By: News Desk      Published: 04:54 PM, 17 May, 2021
Main accused in Pakistani-British woman murder case appears before police

The main accused in the murder case of a Pakistan-origin British girl, Maira Zulfiqar appeared before the police and recorded his statement on Monday.

The accused Saad Amir Butt after availing interim bail in the case appeared before the police and recorded.

The TV channel reported Amir Butt appeared before the CIA Cantt. Police on assurance of an important political personality.  

Amir Butt said he was sleeping at his house when Mahira was murdered and he did not kill Maira.

“Maria was my friend, his friend but later our friendship was broken,” he added.

"I never tried to kidnap Maira", Saad said while recording his statement before the police. 

Accused Butt said Maira lodged a case against him on the behest of Zahir Jadoon, which was written by the lawyer of Zahir Jadoon. 

Police allowed Amir Butt to go after recording his statement. 

It may be mentioned here that Mahira Zulfiqar, 26, moved from London to Pakistan a year ago after attending a friend's wedding in the country. She was killed after four men allegedly broke into her home in Lahore and shot her.