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IHC upholds life jail term of Raja Iram involved in murder of Deputy Superintendent Raja Ibrar

IHC upholds life jail term of Raja Iram involved in murder of Deputy Superintendent Raja Ibrar

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has upheld the life imprisonment sentence of accused Raja Iram Kiani who is involved in murder of Customs Deputy Superintendent Raja Ibrar.

Justice Muhsin Akhtar Kiani of Islamabad High Court heard the case and rejected the appeal filed by accused Raja Iram Kiani against the verdict of lower court and disposed off the appeal.

Deputy Superintendent Customs Raja Ibrar, who was 50-year old, was killed and his body was thrown at Japan Road falling in the jurisdiction of Sihala Police Station. People engaged in the investigations of the case have a suspicion that he was kidnapped when he was heading to his house from his office and was tortured to death by the gangsters for unknown reasons; however, the Lohi Bhair police arrested Iram Kiani who is brother-in-law of late superintendent Raja Ibrar.

The arrested accused also confessed to his involvement in the murder of the customs officer. It is important to mention here that Muhammad Abrar Raja was born on August 5, 1957 and joined the government services on September 12, 1980.

At the time of his death, Deputy Superintendent Customs Raja Ibrar was deployed at Cargo office of Benazir Bhutto International Airport and was found dead on Japan Road near his car bearing registration no. ISS 84 on 17 November 2017.