Zahir Jaffer’s parents of accused arrested for trying to hide evidence
ISLAMABAD: The parents of Zahir Jaffer, the suspect in the murder of former diplomat Shaukat Mukadam’s daughter, Noor Mukadam, have been arrested, police said, while the court has approved a two-day physical remand for both.
On Saturday, an Islamabad court extended Jaffer’s physical remand for two days and asked the police to present him in court on July 26.
The police said that they have yet to recover his mobile phone, adding that they have already seized the murder weapon, a knife, from the suspect along with a pistol.
The suspect Zahir Jaffer, worked for his family business Ahmed Jaffer & Company as a chief brand strategist. He was arrested from the same house in which Noor Mukadam was murdered.
The parents of the suspect have been arrested on charges of concealing the crime, the police said, adding that two employees working for Therapy Works have also been taken into custody.
Noor Mukadam 27, was murdered in the federal capital on Tuesday, in the city’s F-7 area, according to police.