Islamabad billionaire kills ex-wife for property
ISLAMABAD: A billionaire allegedly shot dead his former wife and shot injured daughter over property dispute in the limits of Sihala Police Station on Wednesday night.
Raja Arsalan and Nayera got married some 16 years ago and after a year they had a daughter Zamira Arsalan, but soon the couple got separated after divorce.
Nayera married to Ehtisham Mehbood Sultan, a businessman settled in England. The couple used to visit Pakistan for some weeks every year. Sultan purchased a house in Navel Anchorage in the limits of Sihala Police Station for her wife.
He had also instructed Naseem Travelers in Blue Area to provide a car and driver to his wife and stepdaughter whenever they visited Pakistan.
Nayera Ehtisham came to Pakistan along with her daughter Zamira Arsalan on February 8 and engaged a car and a driver Sadiq from Naseem Travelers.
Nayera who was supposed to go back on February18 demanded her daughter’s property share from her former husband Arsalan, a billionaire and owner of Arsalan Town on Lehtrar Road. Arsalan is son of former police official Raja Barkat.
Arsalan instead of giving the share demanded by his daughter back, due to which, Nayera had to prolong her stay in Pakistan. On Wednesday night Nayera called Arsalan to discuss the property matter, as she wanted to go back to England.
Arsalan reached her house and he allegedly opened firing at Nayera and his daughter Zamira. Nayera died on the spot and Zamira was shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).
According to PIMS sources 15-year-old Zamira was shot on the neck and she is in a critical condition. Sihala police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) vide 72 under section 302 against Arsalan on Sultan’s application in which Sadiq is a witness to the murder.
Police could not arrest Arsalan who is still at large. According to sources Raja Arsalan in one of the land mafias in the city and owns property worth billions in the twin cities.
They said earlier an FIR was registered against him with Industrial Area Police Station for murder of Raja Basharat, but later the aggrieved party was allegedly pressurized for a patch-up.