ISLAMABAD: Noor Mukadam’s murder could have been avoided had Zakir Jaffer, the father of prime suspect Zahir Jaffer, informed the police instead of helping his son, according to a challan submitted by the police to the trial court.
The interim challan was submitted to Additional District and Sessions Judge Atta Rabbani on September 9. Earlier, the challan was filed in the court of District and Sessions Judge Kamran Basharat Mufti. However, the court tried the case on September 9 and later transferred it.
The challan submitted to the court by the police stated that prime suspect Zahir Jaffer had confessed to killing Noor and a DNA report confirmed she was raped. Zahir also gave a statement about beheaded Noor, the challan stated.
According to the police investigation report, Zahir said that when Noor refused to marry him, he forcibly locked her up in a room. He told his guard to not let anyone in and not let her out. He hid her mobile phone in another room, which was retrieved by the police from a closet in his house on his identification.