Police are looking a minimum of 4 suspects after a younger London lady was shot and strangled whereas visiting Pakistan.
Mayra Zulfiqar had lately been threatened with “dire consequences” by two males after she refused their marriage proposals, in keeping with authorized paperwork filed by her household.
The 26-year-old had instructed family she feared for her life after she refused to marry both of the pair, and had referred to as on an uncle to intercede.
However, the legislation graduate from Middlesex University who had moved from the UK round two months in the past, was then discovered lifeless at her condominium within the jap metropolis of Lahore.
The younger lady was discovered with a bullet wound to her shoulder, however police mentioned she was additionally thought to have been strangled. A submit mortem is underway.
Miss Zulfiqar had been threatened by two associates after they tried to power her into marriage, in keeping with a police criticism filed by her uncle, Mohammad Nazeer.
Mr Nazeer mentioned he had meant to speak to the 2 males with a purpose to defuse the scenario, just for her then to be killed, Dawn newspaper reported.
The pair are accused of breaking into her home within the metropolis’s defence housing association neighbourhood with two accomplices within the early hours of Monday morning to kill her.
Supt Sayyed Ali mentioned an unidentified caller had alerted police in regards to the homicide and he or she had been discovered mendacity in a pool of blood in her room together with her cell phone near her physique.
“We have seized the mobile phone for forensic analysis,” he mentioned, including that police groups have been additionally attempting to entry the close by CCTV cameras’ footage to test the actions of any suspects.
Supt Sayyed mentioned they’d additionally contacted the mother and father and different members of the family of the deceased overseas to get particulars from them.
Police mentioned Miss Zulfiqar had travelled to Pakistan from the UK to attend a marriage however determined to remain on.
“We are also after two suspects and will share further details at a later stage,” the police mentioned, including that Miss Zulfiqar’s buddy who was living together with her on the identical home, had been unable to assist their enquiries.
Police mentioned they’d not but made any arrests and her mother and father are understood to be flying to Pakistan.
A Foreign Office spokesperson mentioned: “We are supporting the household of a British lady who died in Pakistan and are urgently looking for extra data from the native authorities. Our ideas are with the household at this tough time.”