Karachi: 2 arrested in murder case
KARACHI: Police have arrested an intermediate student in charges of killing his own teenage cousin over the family dispute. Ali Nawaz, 16, a resident of DHA Phase–VIII, went to his friend’s house in Gulshan–e–Iqbal for Iftar on September 16 and went missing. The strangulated body was found from his car parked in an apartment, the next day of his missing, within the jurisdiction of Boat Basin police station. The investigation team of the Clifton Town headed by ASP Syed Asad Raza with the help of cell phone record had conducted raid at the apartment near the Bilawal House Chowrangi and taken Jahanzaib, 20, and his younger brother Shahrukh, cousins of the victim, into custody.
Police source said that the accused Jahanzaib had an affair with the sister of the deceased due to which skirmish had been going on between them.
On the day of incident, the accused called Nawaz and gave him tranquillising drugs before strangulation.
Almost 17 phone calls were exchanged between them before the incident took place, ASP Asad Raza informed.
Nawaz’s friends, who were also with him, when reached at Tariq Road for fun at the night of incident, told the police that Nawaz was keep stayed in touch on cell phone with his cousin and left the place after having conversation with his cousin.
Police has registered the case and handed over the accused to the Anti Violence and Crime Cell.