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4 persons killed in capital

Islamabad – As many as four persons including an elderly couple were killed while body of a 25-year-old woman was found in separate incidents in different localities of capital, informed police sources on Tuesday.

Police have registered cases in police stations concerned and started investigation after moving the dead bodies to hospital for autopsy, they said.

According to sources, an elderly couple was found dead under mysterious circumstances at their house on Capital View Road in Banigala. 

 Police sources said Maj (Retd) Shahid Rehman (74) and his wife Amina Saima (73) were found lying dead on the floor.

A heavy contingent of police, led by Superintendent of Police (SP) City Zone Rana Abdul Wahab, rushed to the crime scene and cordoned the house for forensic evidence collection, said sources. Bodies were moved to hospital for autopsy.

The reason behind the death was yet to be ascertained by the investigators of Homicide Investigation Unit (HIU) of Police Station Banigala. A First Information Report (FIR) against unknown killer was also registered.

An elderly couple found dead under mysterious circumstances at their house

In the FIR, registered on complaint of Ali Rehman, son of the deceased couple, he along with wife visited his parents for tea at 6pm on August 1, 2021 in their house number 209 located on Capital View Road in Banigala. He added that he rang his parents constantly on their cell numbers on August 2 but found no reply. The complainant, who is a banker by profession and residing in Bharakahu, told police he reached at house of his parents at 10pm and found the house covered with darkness. As the couple did not come out of their house despite he repeatedly banged the door and screamed their names. Later, I made my entry into the house from a neighboring under-construction building and found my mother and father lying dead on the floor, he mentioned. The applicant appealed police to register a case against unknown killers and to arrest them.

Police began investigation into double murder case by filing FIR, sources said.

 Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Islamabad Dr Syed Mustafa, when contacted, confirmed that a blind double murder occurred in a house in Banigala. The deceased was a retired army officer who was living with his wife in that house, he said adding that police lodged FIR against unknown killers and started probe into the incident. He said police are trying to take into custody a servant of the couple who went on leave three days ago. “We are investigating the blind double murder case through different angles and will arrest the killers soon,” he said. On a query, SSP said the police are waiting for issuance of chemical examination report to ascertain as to how the couple was killed by the unknown killer. He ruled out the possibility of house robbery saying nothing is missing from the house.

In yet another shocking incident, police sources said, another man namely Ali Sher Afghan was killed by shooting in head in a flat located at Rawal Town, the precinct of PS Shehzad Town.

The body was shifted to hospital for autopsy.

According to a complaint lodged with police by Azmat Hussain Janjua, the father of deceased, his son Mabrook Ul Hassan had received a call on his cell phone and the caller Humair Akram told him that Ali Sher Afghan suffered a bullet injury and he is present in a flat near Allied School in Rawal Town. The applicant added the family members rushed to the scene where they found Ali dead with a bullet mark on his head. He told police his son was residing in the flat along with Nauman Shah. He said both Nauman and Humair were not receiving his calls. He appealed police to register a case against the killers to get them punished as per law on charges of murdering his son. Police filed a case and started investigation.

On the other hand, Islamabad police also found a dead body of an unknown woman from a heap of garbage located in Sector F-11. The body packed in a sack was moved to hospital for postmortem by police investigators, police sources said.

A senior police officer told The Nation that the age of girl is between 25 to 30 years and her identity was yet to be ascertained. He said that torture marks were found on body of the woman. He said the reason behind the murder was yet to be ascertained by the police investigators.

He said police recovered the body from a heap of garbage on information of a shepherd. A case has been registered against the killer of woman with Police Station Golra Sharif while further investigation was underway, he said.


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