Multan (Staff Report): A judicial magistrate on Wednesday sent cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi to jail on judicial remand in connection with the social media entertainer, Qandeel Baloch, murder case.
During Wednesday’s hearing of the case in the court of Judicial Magistrate Pervaiz Khan, the judge agreed to send Mufti Qavi to jail on judicial remand as his two-day physical remand expired today.
The police informed the Multan court that they had completed their investigation into the cleric and did not need to probe any further.
The Investigation Officer was ordered to submit further details of the case to the court in the next hearing of the case on Nov 7.
During the last hearing of the case, Qavi maintained that he had not done anything wrong or illegal, whereas Qandeel’s father Muhammad Azeem told the magistrate that his daughter had been murdered at the behest of the cleric.
The social media entertainer, Qandeel Baloch, was found strangled to death in her house in Multan’s Karimabad area on July 16, 2016. Her father claimed that she was killed by her younger brother, Waseem, in the name of honour.