Islamabad: A foursome game Love and murder
ISLAMABAD, Feb 11: Kamran Ali Khan, 19, missing for seven weeks and thought to have been kidnapped, is dead – murdered for spurning love, police said on Friday.
But police have no body to show, only a lot of horrific details of the crime of passion that investigators gathered from the jilted girl, Maira Maryam, 18, and her three collaborators who included a cousin of Kamran.
Maira`s passion for Kamran turned into poison when, instead of returning her love, he introduced her to his cousin Umair Ali Khan. Infuriated to no end, she plotted to take revenge and used Umair to bring her unsuspecting prey to a deserted place to finish him off.
According to the police Kamran left his house on Main Saddar Road in G-6/1-2 on his motorcycle on December 20 and disappeared. When his mobile phone did not answer calls made by the worried family, his mother Mehnaz Nasreen lodged a complaint with the Aabpara police.
Superintendent of Police City Haroon Joya ordered SHO Inspector Khalid Awan, ASI Mian Imran Fakhar and Head Constable Zafar Iqbal to investigate the case. They suspected it to be a kidnapping and registered a case accordingly against unidentified accused on January 9.
A painstaking search of Kamran`s mobile phone record revealed his last location at Shakarparian and through it the identity of his last callers – Maira and cousin Umair.
Last night, the police picked up Maira as a suspect. She broke down during the interrogation and confessed to murdering Kamran with the help of Umair and his two friends, Mohammad Latif and Mohammad Hasnat.
Police quoted her saying she had a crush on Kamran and wanted him to marry her. But he was not interested in the proposition. What was worse he made her pain unbearable by introducing cousin Umair to her as a surrogate friend.
So unbearable was he pain that it put murder on her mind. And she chose the very surrogate to plot the murder.
She persuaded Umair to bring Kamran to a secluded place where she could kill him “with her own hands”, according to the police.
Maira and Umair, second year students of a college in H-8, also recruited their college friends Latif and Hasnat as helping hands.
On December 20 they came to Shakarparian carrying daggers, cricket bats and ropes and hid the material in a wooded area.
Umair then phoned Kamran to join a party.
A little later Maira called him to ask whether he was going to the party or not.
Umair arrived pinion riding with Kamran. Latif and Hasnat reached the appointed place on another motorcycle. When Maira arrived the three boys fell upon Kamran hitting his head and breaking his legs with cricket bats.
Police said the vengeful girl captured the grisly act on her mobile phone and wanted to deliver the death blow to semi-conscious Kamran herself.
But Umair offered to do the job for her. And together the three chivalrous boys finished stabbed him to death.
Job done, they hid the body and the murder weapons and drove off on the two motorcyles.
Umair and Hasnat riding Kamran`s motorcycle collided with a car and suffered minor injuries. The accident was reported to Aabpara police but being minor no case was registered. That gave the two alleged killers the chances to disassemble the motorcycle, sell its parts and throw the engine in Soan Nullah.
Police has been able to recover the shirt and shoes of Kamran from the general area where he was murdered but not his body, nor the murder weapons.