Zahir Jaffer, accused of murdering the 27-year-old daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat Noor Mukadam, was presented before the district court in Islamabad court on Saturday after the completion of his three-day physical remand.
The case was heard by Duty Magistrate Shoaib Bilal Ranjha.
The police requested the court to extend Zahir Jaffer’s physical remand, adding that they have yet to recover his mobile phone.
The police added that they said that they have already recovered the murder weapon, a knife, from the suspect along with a pistol.
The court approved his physical remand for two days and asked the police to present him in court on July 26.
Meanwhile, on his way to court, the accused of murder said, ‘I’m an American citizen, not a Pakistani. My lawyer will tell you if there is anything.’
On July 20, 27-year-old Noor daughter of Shaukat Mukadam was found slain at a home in the capital’s posh Sector F-7/4.
The suspect, Zahir Jaffer was arrested from the same house in which Noor Mukadam was murdered.
He worked for his family business Ahmed Jaffer & Company as a chief brand strategist.