Suspect in Noor Mukadam murder case ‘was in senses at time of arrest’, remanded in custody

07:44 PM | 22 Jul, 2021
Suspect in Noor Mukadam murder case ‘was in senses at time of arrest’, remanded in custody

ISLAMABAD – Police said on Thursday that the suspect, who allegedly murdered the daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat, was completely in his senses when he was arrested from the murder scene.

Noor Mukadam, 27, daughter of Shaukat Mukadam, was found murdered at the residence of Zahir Jaffer, the prime suspect, in the capital's upscale Sector F-7/4 on Tuesday earlier this week.

While responding to questions about rumoured drug addiction history of the suspect, SSP Ata ur Rehman said that Zahir, who is son of a leading businessman was completely sound and in his senses when he was arrested.

As per the initial probe, the suspect was also in his senses when he allegedly killed the 27-year-old girl.

He revealed that the suspect was tied with ropes and beaten by some people after he attacked them following the muder of Noor.

Earlier, police had said she was “slaughtered” after being shot at.

But SSP Rehman said that a bullet was stuck in the pistol recovered from the residence during the raid. He added that some bullets and sharp sickle were also seized.

Rehman said the servants present in the house at the time of the murder had also been included in the investigation.

He revealed that a local resident had informed the police about the incident.

He revealed that the inspector general of police had visited the victim's family and the crime scene, adding that a special team has been formed to probe the.

Meanwhile, a local court on Thursday sent the prime accused in killing of a former Pakistani diplomat in Islamabad on three day remand in police custody.

Earlier today, the police had produced the accused, named Zahir Jaffar, before a duty magistrate and sought his physical remand.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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