A court in Islamabad on Monday has approved bail to Therapy Works CEO Tahir Zahoor and five employees accused in the Noor Mukadam murder case.
Judge Atta Rabbani directed the accused to provide surety bonds worth Rs500,000 each to secure the bail.
He reticent a verdict after hearing urgings on bail applications of the owner and employees of the organization earlier today.
Whereas, Therapy Works is a psychiatric rehabilitation center, where prime suspect Zahir Jaffer allegedly functioned as a therapist.
Barrister Zafarullah acted in the court as counsel of the owner of psychiatric rehabilitation center Tahir Zahoor.
“My client was not named in the FIR, still he has been arrested in the case,” the lawyer argued in the court.
“Therapy work is a profession of my client and he treats people,” the lawyer said.
“The employees of Tahir Zahoor entered the house by breaking the door,” the government counsel said.
“Prime accused Zahir Jaffer murdered the victim and then informed his parents,” the council said.
“The parents telephoned the rehab center and told them to go to the house to see their son” the counsel further said.
Police had detained six people comprising owner and employees at a psychiatric rehabilitation center for their suspected role in assisting Zahir Jaffer, the prime suspect in the noor murder case.
Noor Mukadam, daughter of a former ambassador was brutally murdered on July 20, death allegedly by her friend Zahir, in the locality of Islamabad’s Kohsar police station.