The court has indicted 12 accused in the Noor Muqadam murder case, including the main accused Zahir Jafar.
The main accused Zahir Jaffer, Zakir Jaffer, Ismat Adam, Iftikhar, Jamil, Jan Mohammad and Tahir Zahoor of Therapy Work and six other accused have also been charged.
Six accused, including the main accused, were produced before the Islamabad court from Adiala Jail. The six accused in the bail work also appeared in person on the court notice.
All the accused have pleaded not guilty in court. The court has summoned prosecution witnesses on October 20.
It may be recalled that the accused Zahir Jaffer had killed a girl named Noor Muqaddam in Posh area of the federal capital Islamabad. There is also a relationship between the killer and the victim’s family.
According to Muhammad Shahid, SHO of Kohsar police station, Noor Muqaddam was strangled to death with the help of a sharp instrument.
Noor Muqaddam, daughter of former ambassador Shaukat Muqaddam, was assassinated by Zahir Jaffer at his home in Islamabad on the evening of July 20, 2021.
Police arrested the main accused, Zahir Jaffar, at the scene, while his parents were arrested on July 25.