HYDERABAD: Two accused who allegedly killed a couple during a house robbery in Karachi a few months ago have been arrested by the Hyderabad police.
SSP Hyderabad Irfan Baloch told the APP here Tuesday that the police received a tip-off that the suspects were hiding in some locality in the limits of Chalgari police station.
The police headed by SP City Mohammad Rashid Hayat carried out several raids during the last few days and finally arrested the suspects Jahanzeb and Murtaza Jeelani, both residents of Liaquatabad, Karachi, he added.
The SSP informed that during initial investigation the suspects admitted that they killed the couple Syed Badarul Hasan, Senior Maintenance Officer in the PIA, and his wife Razia and escaped with
Rs 296,000 cash and other valuable items.
They also admitted that after their crime they escaped to Punjab and returned to Sindh only when they thought the police and the bereaved family were no longer pursuing them.
The FIR of the double murder was registered at Al Falah police station with the FIR No. 252/14 under sections 302, 109 and 34 PPC.
The slain couple was killed with gun and knife and their bodies were hidden in their house’s deep freezer.