Remand of hospital owner, another extended in Seaview 'suicide' case.

KARACHI -- A judicial magistrate on Tuesday extended the physical remand of two suspects in police custody in connection with the death of a woman, whose body was recovered from waters at Seaview.

The body of Sara Malik, a 23-year-old employee at a veterinary hospital in DHA, was found on Nov 8, 2022, near Farhan Shaheed Park at Seaview.

Shan Saleem, owner of the hospital, and his business partner, Waqas, were arrested on the suspicion of their involvement in her murder.

On Tuesday, the investigating officer (IO) produced both the detained suspects before the judicial magistrate (South) upon expiry of their physical remand in police custody and pleaded to extend the same since the investigation was still incomplete.

He stated that the police had not received the victim's final post-mortem report yet, which would determine the exact cause of her death.

Suspect Waqas' counsel Khawaja Naveed Ahmed opposed the IO's plea for an extension in their police remand and requested the magistrate to remand them in judicial custody.

Granting the IO's request, the magistrate extended the physical remand of...

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