FIA pins hopes on Scotland Yard in Imran Farooq murder case
ISLAMABAD: The effect of the Imran Farooq murder case appears to hinge on the Scotland Yard, which has now not yet answered to the FIA request for sharing proof.
“The file bought and the witnesses’ statements are to be confronted with the accused Moazzam Ali Khan by way of the joint investigation group (JIT) to reach a logical conclusion and also confront with forensic as well as documentary evidence to be received from the Scotland Yard,” the Federal Investigation company (FIA) mentioned in a progress file submitted in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Monday.
Despite all the proof accumulated towards the suspects, the FIA document mentioned that a “letter has been dispatched to Scotland Yard through diplomatic channel to acquire the proof gathered with the aid of them within the mentioned case”.
It said that the proof will aid the FIA in selecting that the assassination was the alleged effect of a conspiracy hatched by means of the Muttahida Qaumi action chief Altaf Hussain and senior celebration members Muhammad Anwar and Iftikhar Hussain in the United Kingdom and Pakistan.
Three suspects, Khalid Shamim, Syed Mohsin Ali and Moazzam Ali Khan, have been currently standing trial. One other suspect, Kashif Khan Kamran, who in line with the FIA was once a co-accused and allegedly helped Mohsin Ali in killing Dr Farooq, was it sounds as if still on the run. Nevertheless, some officials speculated that he can have been picked up by intelligence agencies and died of their custody.
The document has printed that “Kamran and Mohsin Ali dedicated the murder and back to Pakistan after which further to Afghanistan quickly after committing the crime”. The FIA informed the courtroom that bank document, travel historical past, files submitted by Mohsin Ali to acquire the uk scholar visa and the document from the guide has been acquired.
The FIA, nonetheless stated, the crucial evidence together with “CCTV pictures, finger prints and DNA file has been requested from Scotland Yard” to entire proof against Mohsin Ali.
It additionally revealed that Khalid Shamim and Moazzam Ali have been the predominant characters and abettors, respectively, in the case. The FIA mentioned that Shamim has been the fundamental character in the conspiracy-making and its enactment. “From recruitment of the assassins to the fleeing of the accused to Afghanistan, he had been taking part in the main role within the story,” the FIA mentioned.
Moazzam Ali, being an abettor, furnished the funding when wanted and also the documents required for obtaining of the visa, it stated. “The accused supplied an amount of Rs1.7 million to Syed Mohsin Ali for submitting the price of course in the school within the UK,” the FIA mentioned. The FIA said that he (Ali) also offered expertise certificate of his manufacturer (COMNET agencies) to Ali and Kamran for obtaining the British visa.
In the meantime, ATC-I judge Syed Kausar Abbas Zaidi pushed aside an utility seeking instant free up of the three suspects after the FIA failed to supply them for the duration of the last many hearings.
When the case used to be taken up on Monday, the FIA submitted an period in-between cost-sheet in the case. The courtroom, nevertheless, back the cost-sheet opting for a couple of errors in it. The court directed the FIA to resubmit a contemporary cost-sheet with correct dates in the subsequent listening to, the court officials mentioned.
When the case was once taken up on Monday, FIA submitted an period in-between cost-sheet within the case. The court docket, nonetheless, back the charge-sheet settling on a few errors in it. Later, the FIA resubmitted the cost-sheet with proper dates, court docket officials mentioned.
Two suspects, Khalid Shamim and Mohsin Ali, have already recorded their confessional statements confessing that the slain MQM chief was once killed as he was a “strong hazard to the leadership of MQM.” Moazzam has now not but recorded confessional announcement within the case.