Female social worker killed in Khairpur
Roshan Mehboob, a female social worker from Sindh’s Khairpur district was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her home. Prior to her sudden death, the victim held a press conference in which she claimed she had received death threats. According to the police, the Mehboob’s heirs have declined an autopsy however the police have assured a full investigation.
Sheeba Gul murder case in quagmire
Investigation into the double murder of female activist Sheeba Gul and her father in Malakand’s Khar area on September 30 has yet to yield any progress. According to security sources, Gul and her father were killed over a property dispute that had been going on for several years. Ten days prior to her murder, Gul had held a press conference in which she accused a land mafia of targeting her, and appealed for protection from the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
‘Sharing CCTV footage of Noor Mukadam against public interest’
The prosecutor in the Noor Mukadam murder case told Islamabad Sessions Court Judge Ata Rabbani that CCTV footage of the former diplomat’s daughter could not be shared with the accused or their lawyers due to fears of it going viral. The judge observed that it was not in the public interest to share the footage.
The court is expected to charge prime accused Zahir Jaffer on October 14.