Chaudhry Iqbal and his son Ansar Chaudhry arrived on the Edhi Centre within the presence of media individuals and tried to point out his affection for four-year-old Abdullah, however the boy didn’t reply to his sentiments positively and as a substitute began crying.
Abdullah was dropped at the Edhi Centre by Rizwan Ayaz Khan final week saying he was discovered on the seaside. In a while, the boy’s mom, Haleema, was discovered lifeless below mysterious circumstances in her flat in Delhi Colony. Since then, Rizwan, thought of a main suspect within the case, has been lacking.
Replying to a volley of questions, Chaudhry Iqbal instructed the media that he had married Haleema in Qayyumabad. He claimed that he used to ship Rs30,000 to Rs40,000 to his spouse each month for his or her sustenance.
Requested why he had not met his spouse for the final six months and even didn’t attend their son’s birthday, Chaudhry Iqbal mentioned he had “some suspicions over her character”, subsequently, he had deserted her. He mentioned he didn’t know Rizwan, who had been nominated together with his spouse, Sonia, within the homicide case of Haleema. Sonia has been arrested and is in police custody on remand.
He mentioned he would fulfil all authorized necessities to hunt custody of his son.
Earlier, Ansar, Iqbal’s son from his first spouse, instructed the media that his father couldn’t come to Karachi for a very long time as a result of he was unwell and below remedy.
Ansar mentioned his father had secretly married Haleema and their household was not conscious of that. He mentioned they got here to know in regards to the incident by way of the media. He identified that he had recorded a press release earlier than the Frere police on Saturday and would absolutely cooperate with the investigators to unearth the killers of his stepmother.
Requested a few documentary proof of the wedding, Ansar mentioned all paperwork had been in Haleema’s custody. He disclosed that his stepmother had as soon as approached him saying that since his father was unwell, she wished to get divorce and meant to go to Mansehra to reside along with her mother and father.
On this event, Bilqees Edhi mentioned the boy’s maternal grandmother and maternal aunt had approached them for the boy’s custody. She mentioned the boy’s maternal uncle had instructed them to not give custody of the boy to his father, Chaudhry Iqbal, as he would possibly hurt him.
Saad Edhi, a grandson of Abdul Sattar Edhi, instructed the media that the boy had met his maternal grandmother over a 12 months in the past. He mentioned the boy didn’t recognise his grandmother and now he additionally didn’t recognise his father too. He mentioned they might give the kid’s custody by way of court docket to the daddy or the grandmother.
Saad Edhi mentioned a duplicate of Chaudhry Iqbal’s CNIC was present in Haleema’s bag. Moreover, he mentioned, a duplicate of their marriage ceremony film was accessible with Haleema’s brother.