Another suspect sent to jail in Balochistan minister’s murder
Karachi: Another suspect, who was declared absconder in the murder case of Balochistan minister Rustam Jamali, was sent to jail by Additional District and Sessions Judge (East) on Tuesday.
ADJ (East) Hafeeza Usman remanded Hafeez Mengal in judicial custody till May 16 in the murder case of Balochistan Minister for Excise Sardar Rustam Khan Jamali. The judge directed the investigation officer to submit supplementary charge-sheet on the next date of hearing.
Hafeez Mengal was arrested from Naval Colony late Monday night by the Crime Investigation Department team led by SP Mazhar Mashwani.
Three other suspects Hyat Shah, Habibullah and Taj Mohammed are already in jail. Rustam Khan Jamali was gunned down in August 2010 when his car was ambushed by four to five gunmen in Block 16 of Gulistan-e-Jauher area.
The Sharea Faisal police station registered FIR No. 571/09 under Section 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code on the next day of the incident.
The key suspect Hayat Shah was arrested from Abbotabad where he was under treatement at Ayub Medical Complex after receiving gunshot wounds during a quarrel with his group members, while Kamran Latifullah and Abdul Hafeez had been declared proclaimed offenders.
Rustam Jamali was the relative of former prime minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Senate’s Deputy Chairman Jan Mohammed Jamali and former Balochistan minister Taj Mohammed Jamali.
During investigation Hayat Shah confessed to killing Rustam Jamali with the help of his accomplices – Habibullah, Mohammed Taj, Kamran, Latifullah and Abdul Hafeez.
Mohammed Taj hails from Kohat and he was arrested from I.I Chundrigar Road. He was the driver of the vehicle used by the killers of Rustam Jamali.