Lahore: Murder of trader’s son Bureaucrat’s son named in FIR
LAHORE: The Burki police on Sunday nominated the son of a senior bureaucrat in the murder case of a Shahalam Market trader’s son who was found dead in Phase VI of Defence Housing Authority a day earlier. Hamza, son of Shahalam Market union president Sheikh Fazal Elahi, was spotted dead with a single bullet wound to his temple. DIG (Operations) Rai Muhammad Tahir told Dawn that Sheikh Fazal mentioned in the FIR that his son Hamza, 20, left Shadman house along with Shan, son of DMG officer (presently posted in Islamabad) Khusro Pervaiz Khan, by a car around 3pm and later the family was informed that his son was found murdered.
Mr Pervaiz remained Punjab home secretary and commissioner in the past. He said the complainant further mentioned in the FIR that the police must investigate Shan about the murder.
The DIG said a police team dispatched to the residence of Mr Pervaiz had not yet found Shan.
He said the victim’s car was found abandoned in the Factory Area police limits the same day by the police who seized the victim’s cell phone and an empty case of a bullet.
DIG Tahir said the results of cell phone data and finger-prints lifted from car would be available in a day and help in tracing the suspect(s).
He said things would be clear after Shan’s interrogation and the police obtained results of cell phone and finger-prints.
He said it established during the police interrogation that Shan and Hamza talked to each other an hour and a half before they left Shadman.