Rawalpindi: Two blind murder cases solved
RAWALPINDI: The city police have solved two blind murder cases and arrested seven accused besides recovering illegal weapons and vehicles from their custody, said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Operations, Yasin Farooq in a press conference on Tuesday.
The SSP said that some unknown persons shot dead Mehrab Khan, a security guard of Awais Petrol Pump, GT Road Rawat, and managed to escape. He said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Saddar, Nazir Ahmad and Station House Officer (SHO), Rawat, investigated the case and arrested the killers Waqar Ahmad and Ghafar Ahmad, while their four companions were still at large. They killed Khan when he demanded Rs 3,450 for diesel.
The second incident took place at Chakri Road where some unknown persons killed the owner of Magra Bakery, Gulfaraz Ahmad, on June 17. The SSP said that DSP Nazir Ahmad also traced the killers and arrested five persons Muhammad Arif, Naveed Ahmad, Muhammad Safdar, Khalid Khan and Ghulam Murtaza involved in the case. A motorbike and weapons were also recovered from their possession.
Yasin Farooq said that the arrested persons had confessed to their crimes. They are involved in 10 other incidents of mugging and murder, he added. Shaukat Aziz case Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) No-II on Tuesday adjourned hearing into Shaukat Aziz attack case till July 8.
The ATC is trying accused Maulvi Imtiaz and Muhammad Usman for their alleged involvement in an attack on former prime minister Shaukat Aziz during his election campaign at Jaffar village, Fatehjang Road, on July 30, 2004. Seven people were killed and 70 injured in the attack.