Police arrest suspect for shooting, throwing girl from fifth floor


RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police on Tuesday said that they had arrested two suspects in a case pertaining to shooting and then throwing a 22-year-old girl from the fifth-floor apartment of a building.

Police said that the owner of the apartment outside which the body of the girl, Bisma, was found, was involved in her murder and was arrested along with his friend.

They said that during a party, an argument took place between the apartment’s owner Nadir Khan and Bisma, following which he shot at her and threw her from the building, adding that after the incident, Bisma’s friend Shumaila jumped from the building in terror.

The main suspect Nadir Khan and Zulqarnain are in custody on physical remand.

Speaking to a private news channel, deceased Bisma’s mother said that she was not aware of Bisma’s contention with anyone. She added that police told her that a case has been registered, however, they have not informed her about any update on the case.

The mother said that Bisma was separated from her husband and had a daughter, adding that after her separation she was living with her.