KARACHI: Police on Wednesday released three suspects in Zafir Khan murder case for want of evidence.
Zafir Khan, 18, was shot dead and his friend injured during a road rage incident near Karachi’s Sea View beach on December 3.
Police had arrested Khawar Burni, the prime suspect, along with some other suspects for their involvement in the murder with the help of CCTV footage of the incident.
The police submitted a report to Judicial Magistrate South declaring three suspects, Hassan Burni, Haider Hussain and Raza Burni, as not guilty.
An investigation officer in the case told the court that the police found no evidence to try the aforementioned in the murder case.
The officer asked that the suspects be released as eyewitness also did not identify them as accomplices.
The court approved the police application, following which the three were released today.
The police also told the court that two suspects, Khawar Burni and Abdul Rehman, were on judicial remand.