Household of the murdered MD appeared earlier than court docket right now for the primary time after it returned to nation from overseas. Qazi was shifted to the court docket amid tight safety whereas judicial Justice of the Peace (south) requested attorneys and police to depart the courtroom earlier than identification.
After identification course of, the assassin advised the court docket that police and Rangers had unjustifiably tortured him in custody, including that he had requested the personnel to shoot him useless.
Umer Hamid and his mom additionally recorded statements earlier than the court docket. Shehnaz acknowledged that Saulat Mirza had opened hearth on her late husband first adopted by Qazi.
Shahid Hamid was murdered in Karachi’s Protection Housing Authority (DHA) on July 5, 1997. His driver Ashraf Brohi, and guard Khan Akbar had been killed additionally.
It’s price mentioning right here that important accused within the case, Muttahida Qaumi Motion’s (MQM) disenchanted employee, Saulat Mirza was awarded dying penalty and hanged in Machh Jail on Might 12 final yr.