Noor Mukadam’s killer Zahir Jaffer sentenced to death: Stars laud the verdict!

Zahir Jaffer, the prime accused in the Noor Mukadam murder case, has been given a death sentence by the Islamabad court. In its verdict issued today (Thursday), the court convicted Jaffer of killing Noor Mukadam and sentenced him to death. However, the convict’s parents, Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee, who was accused of abetting the crime, were acquitted in the case. Two house staff were sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Noor’s Parents

 

I am happy that justice has been served,” said Shaukat Mukadam, Noor’s father, while pledging to challenge the acquittal of Jaffer’s parents.

 

Case background

 

On July 20, 2021, Noor Mukadam was brutally beheaded and murdered in Islamabad by Zahir Jaffer, sparking outrage across the country. Days later #JusticeForNoor trended on social media with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Qureshi, and others condemning the incident. According to reports, the DNA test also showed the victim was raped before being killed.

 

Murder Trial  

 

Noor Mukadam’s murder trial has captured national, and international attention. Her brutal murder in July of last year highlighted the violence perpetuated against Pakistani women, even in upscale neighborhoods of the country’s capital city. Support for Noor poured out on social media, with many vowing to continue to fight for women’s rights in Pakistan in honor of Noor.

 


The entertainment fraternity of Pakistan applauded the fair decision of Zahir Jaffer’s conviction.

 

‘Justice served’ wrote Aiman Khan at her Instagram

 

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Actor Adnan Siddiqui lauded the verdict

 

 


TV show host and actor Samina Peerzada shared her feelings

 

 


Actor Zara Noor Abbas’s faith in the judicial system of Pakistan is “restored”

 


Actors Mahira Khan and Mawra Hocane also tweeted with the hashtag #JusticeforNoor.

 

 


Actor and friend of Noor, Osman Khalid Butt is happy about the verdict

 

 


Actor Ushna Shah said she will only celebrate once the sentence is carried out.

 

 


Model and actor Nadia Hussain called the verdict “fantastic news”

 


 

Actress Hira Mani was jubilant and said, ‘What news’

 

Actor Zhalay Sarhadi said, “this was a much-awaited sentence”

 

Actors Hajra Yamin re-shared the breaking news and captioned it “Alhamdulilah”

 

Noor Mukadam

Other stars including Sana Javed, Faiza Gilani, Farhan Saeed, Ali Rehman Khan, Ali Kazmi, Alyzeh Gabol, Ayesha Omar, and Nouman Javaid also shared the news on their Instagram stories with a hashtag for Noor.

 

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Final Word

 

It’s a big sigh of relief that an exemplary punishment has been given to the primary accused.

 

Source (Dawn)

 

 

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