A judicial Justice of the Peace on Wednesday prolonged the prime suspect’s remand by three extra days as investigators probe the murder of college student Zafir close to Karachi’s Do Darya space.
The investigating officer of the case had produced Khawar Hussain Burney, the accused, earlier than the Justice of the Peace and requested that the courtroom prolong his remand for 10 extra days.
The Justice of the Peace, nevertheless, agreed to solely a 3-day extension.
Throughout proceedings, the prosecution’s lawyer pleaded that the courtroom add Part 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act to the case towards the suspect, “as his actions had unfold terror.”
Nevertheless, the investigating officer (IO) doesn’t need the inclusion of seven-ATA to the fees towards the accused, the prosecutor stated.
The IO has additionally named three brothers, Haider Hussain Burney, Hasan Hussain Burney and Hasnain Hussain Burney; Raza Hussain Burney and his brother Haris Hussain Burney; Danish, Hammad, Abdul Rehman, Noman, Umar Pirwani; and a lady, Mehak, as co-accused within the remand papers.
They’re all at present absconding.
Police stated that the suspects had gunned down the 18-yr-previous school scholar, Zafir Ahmed Zuberi, and brought on accidents to his good friend Zaid on Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue close to Seaview seashore on Dec three after the victims hit motorcyclist Dr Abdul Raheem with their automotive. The suspects had chased the victims and opened indiscriminate hearth on them in what appeared to be an act of vengeance.
A case was registered underneath Sections 302 (premeditated homicide), 324 (tried homicide) and 34 (widespread intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code on the grievance of the deceased’s father, Fahim Ahmed Zuberi, on the Sahil Police Station.
Investigators have additionally said that Khawar Hussain Burney has a historical past of “violence and curiosity in arms” and strongly suspect his involvement in an identical incident someday again.
SSP South Javed Akbar Riaz advised Daybreak that the suspect had advised police that following Dr Raheem’s accident, he and his buddies thought that their colleague had died.
He quoted the suspect as saying that they chased Zafir and Zaid and their automobiles had hit one another in the course of the chase, however the victims had not stopped.
The suspects have stated they then continued their chase and opened hearth on the tyres of the victims’ automobiles, however the indiscriminate firing resulted within the tragedy.
The accused has claimed that he was in a “match of rage and have become hyper” since he thought the motorcyclist had killed within the accident. He gave this as his purpose for capturing one of many victims lifeless and injuring one other.
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