Karachi: Gulgee murder case
KARACHI: A sessions court reserved on Friday its order on a bail application in a murder case of renowned artist Ismail Gulgee and others till July 24. The accused, Anwar, through his counsel moved the bail application in the court. The district and sessions judge (south), Hasan Feroz, who was conducting the trial, reserved the order on the bail plea for pronouncement after hearing arguments from both sides. Gulgee and his wife Zareen Gulgee with their maid Asiya were strangled to death in their house within the remit of the Boat Basin police station on December 19, 2007.
The bodies were found three days after the murder while the driver and a servant had gone missing along with a car belonging to the deceased.
However, the police arrested driver Akram Ali and servant Anwar on February 16, 2008 and during interrogation they confessed to have killed the victims in order to rob the house.
A case (FIR No 490/07) was registered at the Boat Basin police station under the Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code on the complaint of the deceased’s son.