Court extends judicial remand of accused in Saira Naseem murder case

HYDERABAD: In the murder case of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional’s activist Saira Naseem, a court here Saturday extended the judicial remand of the murder suspect Fahad Shah and his wife Sadaf Sarhindi by three days.

Earlier, the Cantt police produced Shah, son of the slain woman who had been implicated in her murder and arrested on Dec 27, in the court and requested for his seven-day remand.

Sarhindi was produced in the court by the women police separately. The court sent the couple to jail on a judicial remand.

On Dec 28, SSP Hyderabad Peer Mohammad Shah told a press conference that Shah killed his mother after a quarrel between the two at Naseer’s house in Defence Phase II on Dec 7.

The SSP claimed that the police had collected evidence according to which Shah hit his mother with a pestle in her head and she died on the spot.

The SSP added that later the couple took her dead body in her car to Husri area past midnight and set the vehicle ablaze.