Lahore: Khusro’s son sent on 5-day remand
LAHORE: Cantt Courts Judicial Magistrate Imran Yousaf on Wednesday granted five-day physical remand of Shan Khusro, an accused of murder of his class fellow, to Burki police. On Wednesday, Burki police produced accused Shan Khusro, son of former Lahore Commissioner and sitting Federal Additional Secretary Khusro Parvez Khan, before the magisterial court and sought 14 days physical remand to carry out investigation. Police pleaded that they had to recover the weapon used in murder of Hamza. However, the judge has granted five–day physical remand of the accused and directed police to produce him again by July 2 along with investigation report till that date.
In the FIR registered by Fazal Elahi, father of deceased Hamza, in Burki police under Section 302 against Shan Khusro, he stated that his son Hamza left home after he made a phone call to Shan. After that he received a phone call that his son had been gunned down in DHA phase VI.
On the contrary, Shan had stated before police that he had shot and killed Hamza accidentally. He told police that he and Hamza had gone out on the night of June 2 to Defence for a drive and for firing in the air. He said that he had got the unlicensed gun from a personal contact in Farooqabad.
Shan told police that while he was trying to remove a bullet from the chamber of the gun, which he was holding in his lap, it accidentally went off and a bullet hit Hamza near his right ear. Hamza was driving the car and was on the phone at the time. Shan said that Hamza died instantly.