Irfan Mahar’s killing: Police suspect wife played key role in murder

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Karachi suspect slain Sindh Bar Council (SBC) secretary Irfan Mahar’s murder was plotted by his wife.
Sources privy to the development informed The News that CTD Karachi arrested the victim’s brother-in-law Akbar Mahar and accomplices Rahim Bux Mahar, Wajid Jakhro and two other persons of Mangi and Lashari castes for having a hand in his killing.
The report states that Mahar’s brother-in-law is the main suspect in the murder while they think his wife, Sahibzadi, played a key role in having her husband killed. The wife is still at large.
An initial investigation revealed that Sahibzadi wanted to take control of Mahar’s properties. However, when the victim gave some of them to his brothers, Sahibzadi plotted his murder with her brother, Akbar Mahar.
Sources disclosed that the police have also detained an official of the Sindh Bar Council, Additional Secretary Parvez Memon, in connection with the same case.
Akbar Mahar murdered his brother-in-law Irfan Mahar with the help of his relative, Rahim Bux Mahar and other associates, Wajid Jakhro and others, said police.
Police said they have recovered the murder weapon, a 30-bore pistol, the motorbike used to assassinate Mahar, helmets worn by the suspects and the records of Akbar Mahar and his aides staying in a Karachi hotel.
Authorities have also received the Call Data Record (CDR) of the suspects.

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