Court to indict 12 suspects on October 6 in Noor Mukadam murder case
A sessions court in Islamabad set October 6 for the indictment of 12 accused in the Noor Mukadam murder case, reported 24News HD TV channel on Thursday.
Additional Sessions Judge Ata Rabbani heard the case in which copies of the challan, which was submitted to the court by the police in the last hearing on Sep 9, were distributed among the present suspects.
A total of 12 people will be indicted in the case, including the main suspect in Noor's murder Zahir Zakir Jaffer, his parents Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee, three household staff Iftikhar, Jan Muhammad and Jameel, and six Therapy Works employees including Tahir Zahoor, Amjad, Dilip Kumar, Abdul Haq, Wamiq and Samar Abbas.
The six accused including the key accused Zahir Zakir Jaffer were presented before the court while the other six Therapy Works employees, who were granted bail on August 23, also appeared before the court.
Meanwhile, Islamabad High Court Justice Aamer Farooq heard the bail petition of Zahir Zakir Jaffer’s parents Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee. The court asked the time of the murder. Responding to the question, Shah Khawar Advocate told the court that the murder was committed between 7:15 pm to 7:30 pm. According to the proofs, the key accused Zahir Zakir had been continuously in contact with his parents during this time. The lawyer pleaded to the court not to give bail to the parents of the key accused. The lawyer told the court that a citizen named Zubair called the police around 8:45 pm while police arrived on the spot at 10:00 pm. And, that time the therapists were there and the injured therapist had been shifted to the hospital.
Advocate Khawaja Haris told the court that Zakir Jaffer called the therapy works at 7:07 pm and asked them to go to the house.
The police told the court that according to the CCTV footage, therapists arrived on the spot at 8:06 pm and entered the house at 8:45 pm. The police said that they could not get the password of Noor Mukadam's Iphone. To this, Justice Aamer Farooq said to find some hacker from the market.
The court reserved the judgment after hearing the arguments.