Islamabad: 2 killers of Muazzin, 9 foreign nationals held
ISLAMABAD: The Sabzi Mandi police on Saturday arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in killing of a Muazzin and also nabbed nine foreign nationals, the police spokesman said.
One Osama and Muazzin, Zahid Rasheed overpowered two persons who were trying to take away batteries from the tower of a mobile company adjacent to a mosque in Sector I-10/1. Osama rushed to the police station to register the report of the incident but unfortunately both of them escaped after injuring Zahid Rasheed by repeated attacks with knives.
Wounded Zahid Rasheed was shifted to the hospital but he succumbed to injuries. Following this incident, IGP Bani Amin Khan and SSP Yaseen Farooq constituted a team under the supervision of ASP Industrial Area, Dr Khalil Ahmed, which included SHO Sabzi Mandi Police Station, Asjad Mehmud, Sub-Inspector Muhammad Athar and other cops. The team managed to arrest the two alleged killers identified as Faisal Iqbal s/o Muhammad Iqbal, resident of Sector G-11/2 and Shehzad Masih s/o Bashir Mashi, resident of Sector G-7/1.
Meanwhile, Sazbi Mandi police also nabbed nine foreign nationals hailing from South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya for having a total of 32 bottles of wine and 1.5-kilogram heroin. Cases have been registered against the nabbed persons and further investigation is underway.