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Police fails to present challan in Mureed Abbas murder case

Police fails to present challan in Mureed Abbas murder case
KARACHI (92 News) – Police on Friday failed to present challan into the killing of anchorperson Mureed Abbas. The Investigation Officer (IO) Inspector Ateequr Rehman of the case appeared before the court at the outset of the case’s hearing today and again failed to submit challan in Mureed Abbas murder case. He requested the court to grant a week to file challan in the case. “Challan has been sent to the higher officials for the approval”, he maintained. The court accepting police’s plea granted a week time to police for filing challan in the case and adjourned the hearing until August 9. On July 24, The police decided to add terrorism charges in the charge sheet, maintaining that the second person killed with Mureed Abbas, Khizar Hayyat was slain in broad daylight in front of onlookers which struck fear in the masses. On July 20, Atif Zaman, the killer of anchor Mureed Abbas, had to pay Rs1.5637 billion to the investors. According to the preliminary report prepared by the police, Mureed Abbas had invested Rs117.2 million with Atif Zaman who had to pay Rs29.3 million as profit to him. Atif Zaman used to pay Rs301.5 million monthly as profit to the investors. Khizar Hayat, another deceased, had invested Rs15.8 million with Atif Zaman. On July 9, suspect Atif murdered Mureed Abbasi, 34 and Khizar Hayat, 45 over a monetary dispute in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and then attempted suicide. He was admitted to a private hospital in Clifton and is now said to be recuperating from his bullet injuries.