‘Finally justice prevailed’ – Twitter hails court verdict in Noor Mukadam murder case

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LAHORE – Social media users have appreciated the decision of the court to award a death sentence to Zahir Jaffer, the prime accused, in the Noor Mukadam murder case.

Earlier in the day, Additional Sessions Judge Ata Rabbani announced the verdict reserved on Tuesday after hearing arguments from both sides in the case.

The murder case came into light when Zahir was arrested from his house in F-7/4 on July 20, 2021 where he beheaded Noor Mukadam, daughter of former Pakistani diplomat Shaukat Ali Mukadam, after he held her hostage over the breakup.

Later, police arrested eleven others suspects – Zahir Zakir Jaffer’s parents Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee, three domestic help Iftikhar, Jan Muhammad and Jameel and six Therapy Works employees including Tahir Zahoor, Amjad, Dilip Kumar, Abdul Haq, Wamiq and Samar Abbas – in the case.

Last year in October, the court indicted all the twelve suspects in the case.

In the verdict, the court also awarded ten years imprisonment to Iftikhar and Jan Muhammad for abetting the crime.

Meanwhile, all the other suspects including Asmat Adamjee, father,and Therapy Works owner have been acquitted in the case.

Twitter users are praising the verdict massively as Noor Mukadam has become a trend on the micro-blogging site.

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