Two arrested for killing their businessman friend

Islamabad: Golra Police Islamabad has arrested two persons for killing their friend who wanted to extort money from his family members on the pretext of kidnapping him, a police spokesman said here Saturday.

According to details, a body of unidentified person seemed to be in his 30s was found from sector G-14/2, Dhok Kashmirian and initial medical report revealed that deceased was strangulated to death. 

Police started the investigation into the matter and also to know the whereabouts and identity of deceased. He was identified as Rehman Shehzad alias Ateeq s/o Ch. Rehmat Ali resident of House. 995, Block No. 3-B, China Scheme Baghbanpura Lahore and also was only brother of four sisters.

After his identification and handing over the body to the legal heirs, SP (Saddar) Dr. Khurram Rasheed assigned the task to DSP Malik Tahir Mehmud to trace the culprits involved in this heinous crime A special team under supervision of DSP comprising of Sub-Inspector Faiz Shinwari, ASI Asif Khan, Head Constable Khaista Khan and others started the search of killers and succeeded to arrest two persons. They have been identified as Jehangir s/o Hazrat Jameel resident of Pathan district Kohistan and Haji Nawab s/o Balawar Khan resident of Gulyari district Buner while search of their other accomplice is underway.

During the initial investigation, they told that deceased was a well reputed businessman in Lahore and also known to them. He came along with them to Islamabad from Lahore and then was detained by them in a house at `Dhok Kashmirian’. They confessed that they wanted to get ransom amount from family members of Rehman Shehzad but he refused to give them any contact number of his heirs. Upon this act, they got furious and strangulated him to death in the same house.  Police team has been constituted to arrest the other accomplice of killers.

IGP Islamabad Wajid Ali Khan Durrani and SSP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan have appreciated the performance of Golra police team and announced cash prize as well as commendation certificates for the cops of investigation team. They said every possible effort should be made to curb crime and effective investigation techniques must be adopted to pursue the cases on merit.  

Meanwhile, two motorcycle thieves Irfan s/o Muhammad Aslam and Naseem Shehzad s/o Manzoor Hussain were also arrested and a stolen motorbike (RIL-1499) was also recovered from them.

For more information, contact:
Capital Territory Police Islamabad Pakistan
Data centre H-11, Admin Block, Police Head Quarter, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 925 8371 Ext (160)
Fax: +9251 444 3180

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