- Lahore couple’s youngsters ask CM Punjab Pervez Elahi to intervene.
- Syed Anees-ud-Din, 70, and his spouse, Nasira Bibi, 60, had been killed by unknown assassins within the late night of Might 9.
- Brothers share with Geo.television what occurred that night.
LONDON: The youngsters of an assassinated couple from Lahore have appealed to Punjab Chief Minister Pervez Elahi to assist catch the culprits who killed their dad and mom on Might 9, 2021, in Lahore’s Sabzazar, and stay unknown and untraced.
Syed Anees-ud-Din, 70, and his spouse, Nasira Bibi, 60, had been killed by unknown assassins within the late night of Might 9 at their dwelling, and the household have that the Lahore police have finished nothing to catch the killers even though the household supplied CCTV footage of a suspicious automotive from the locality.
Syed Ali Junaid and Syed Umair, who reside and work in London as safety consultants, shared with Geo.television what occurred that night after they final heard from their dad and mom.
Syed Anees-ud-Din was talking on the cellphone to his daughter-in-law in London when somebody knocked on the principle entrance of his three-storey home, and he ended the decision to reply the caller on the gate. The household in London by no means heard from their dad and mom once more as they had been assassinated, presumably by the identical individual(s) who entered the house after Anees-ud-Din opened the door.
Syed Anees’s first spouse died in 2008, and he obtained married to Nasira Bibi in 2010.
The couple lived on the bottom ground, whereas on the 2 higher flooring they’d tenants who used the identical entrance gate of the home for parking within the storage, however used separate entrances to achieve their flooring.
It was on the next day, Might 10, 2021, when a cousin of Junaid and Umair referred to as them in London to tell them their dad and mom had been assassinated in cold-blood in a single day. The maid had arrived at 10am to wash the home as per traditional, however no one opened the door for her. She reported this to relations of the couple who managed to open the door to search out their our bodies inside, bearing sharp knife accidents across the neck and completely different areas of the physique.
The tenants had been round within the constructing that evening, however nobody heard any screams or commotion, and it was solely within the morning when the our bodies of the couple had been discovered.
Junaid and Umair shared that their sister, who lives in Lahore, registered an FIR at Sabzazar Police Station. Initially the investigation was dealt with by Sub-inspector Mansab Ali, incharge investigation of Sabzazar, but it surely was formally requested by Junaid to switch the matter to the CIA. The case was transferred to ASP Raiwand Shoaib Khomar Memon in the identical division.
Junaid additionally stated that his communication with the police hit a snag because the law enforcement officials noticed his vigilance within the case as disrespectful when he requested for updates on investigation proceedings, and thus he was not supplied any data concerning the case. Consequently, the case was transferred to the ASP for Raiwind, who was new on the job.
After round a month, the ASP withdrew from the case, stating that he was unable to hold on investigating as a consequence of a organic ailment. The case was then despatched to CIA Mannequin City, the place Inspector Zaheer-ud-Din Babar appeared into it.
Junaid and Umair informed this reporter that their largest grievance is that the police at one stage blamed them for the delay in investigation. They stated that the police, regardless of the passage of over a yr, have been asking them the identical questions many times as each new case officer begins afresh and provides ache to the harm of the victims’ relations. They stated the police did not try and retrieve any CCTV footage from the encircling space, even after a number of requests by the victims’ household.
The sons met the previous Punjab governor, Chaudhary Sarwar, round six months in the past in London, and the police began taking an curiosity within the case. However it went quiet inside a number of days, and since then, the sons haven’t been given any replace on the case.
Junaid and Umair stated that the police neither used the up to date expertise for Name Information File (CDR) nor had been the geo-fencing outcomes obtained as, in line with police, it was the one solution to get clues. They stated the police informed them they’d get hold of the forensic proof however “didn’t do something”.
The sons have appealed to the newly elected Punjab Chief Minister to look into their case and ask the police to carry a complete investigation.
They stated: “Pervez Elahi promised that he would work to resolve the problems of abroad Pakistanis. We request him as victims of a ugly crime to assist us get justice. We need to know what occurred to our dad and mom and who killed them. We will by no means relaxation and transfer on until now we have solutions to those questions.”
Talking to Geo.television, the present case inspector, Zaheer-ud-Din Babar, raised a number of points within the investigation. He stated the police had finished their finest however the household of Nasira Bibi had flatly refused to cooperate with the inquiry.
He stated: “To us, it appears to be like like a homicide throughout the household. The CCPO Lahore took a private curiosity within the case, however one of many sufferer’s relations was not solely reluctant but additionally put stress on the police to not strategy them. The household has the telephone knowledge of the couple’s final conversations, however that has not been handed over to us until now.”
Inspector Zaheer-ud-Din Babar, who has earlier expertise of working with the CIA, stated the day earlier than the homicide, Nasira Bibi had informed the maid that they had been anticipating some company and the one individuals who knew in regards to the company had been relations of the assassinated couple.
The police officer stated: “They don’t seem to be sharing any data with us. Additionally throughout Ramadan, Syed Anees-ud-Din’s daughter got here to stick with her dad and mom for every week, and through that week, a male visited the household and stayed there for a number of hours. We’re searching for that individual as effectively, as he may help us with key data.”
The inspector added: “I used to be tasked with engaged on this case after one-and-a-half years of the killings. I’ve finished my finest, however I need the households to cooperate with us.”
Members of the family of Syed Anees and Nasira Bibi stated the police had the appropriate to arrest and examine anybody if they’d suspicions about them. “Accountable the relations for not cooperating is an excuse that has gone on for too lengthy. We wish the Punjab chief minister to take discover and assist us.”