Primary accused in Asma Rani murder case had planned escape: police | Pakistan
PESHAWAR: Mujahidullah Afridi, the main accused in the murder case of Asma Rani, was transferred to police stations in Peshawar, where he was presented to the media on Sunday.
Addressing a news conference in the city, Kohat DPO Abbas Majid Marvat said that Mujahidullah had already planned his escape to the United Arab Emirates before killing Rani.
The DPO added two defendants to the case was arrested, including the brother of the accused Sadikullah and a close friend of Shahzib, while only Mujahidullah was at large.
However, Mujahidullah was packed in the UAE, where he escaped after the murder, reportedly using Interpol.
The Sharjah police also confirmed the arrest of a suspect from an industrial area.
The Federal Investigation Agency referred to Interpol for the Mujahidullah rite, while 152 countries were informed of it by issuing "Red Orders".
The Mujahidullah was transferred to the Pakistani authorities via Interpol the day before.
Rani, a third-year MBBS student at Abbottabad Medical College, was in her hometown of Kohat on vacation when Mujahidullah opened fire on her in January of this year.
He shot her three times after she left the rickshaw with her daughter-in-law.
The girl succumbed to her wounds in the hospital, where she was thrown after the incident
According to the family of the deceased, Mujahidullah wanted to marry Asma and in the past also threatened.