What happened: The murder of the daughter of former ambassador Shaukat Mukadam, Noor Mukadam, on 20th July, left the whole nation in shock. Zahir Jaffer was arrested the very same night, while the parents along with family guards were arrested later. On 26th July, Zahir Jaffer confessed that he brutally murdered the former ambassador’s daughter. However, the Jaffer family still had not made a statement on the gruesome murder.
What’s happening now: The Jaffer family finally came forward with a joint announcement on the murder, stating:” Forever denounce Zahir Jaffer and his actions… Jaffer family extends its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Noor Mukadam. We pray her soul rests in eternal peace. We know that no amount of time will bring the joy you have lost nor ease your pain” the statement added, ” Our shock and grief at this horrific act have led to a prolonged silence that we very much regret…” The statement also condemned the atrocity and denounced Zahir Jaffer’s actions.