Police arrests three more suspects in Wajiha Swati murder case

The Rawalpindi Police arrested on Saturday three more suspects alleged to be involved in transporting the body of Wajiha Swati, a US citizen of Pakistani origin, to Dera Ismail Khan from Rawalpindi

Last month, Wajiha’s former husband confessed to killing her upon her arrival in the country earlier in October 2021

As of now, the police have arrested a total of six suspects, including a woman, who are accused of being involved in the murder

Among the suspects who were produced before the Civil Duty Judge Talat Mahmood today were former husband Rizwan Habib, father-in-law of the victim Hurriyatullah and employees Sultan Khan, Zahid Yusuf, Yusuf Masih and Zahida

Read US embassy ‘shares information’ with police about ‘kidnapped’ woman The investigation team informed the court that the vehicle used in transporting the body of the deceased to DI Khan was to be recovered from the accused

It further revealed that Zahida was assisting in the murder of the slain and her mobile phone was also used

The three recently arrested suspects have confessed to their involvement in a gruesome murder, the police stated

“There are other things to be recovered, especially mobile phones,” the police, requesting a five-day remand from the court

The court granted three-day physical remand of the accused and ordered the police to produce them again on January 4

Date:02-Jan-2022 Reference:View Original Link