Killers Of Qismat Baig Apprehended: CCPO

Killers of Qismat Baig apprehended: CCPO

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Dec, 2016 ) : Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Captain (R) Muhammad Ameen Wains has said that police had solved blind murder case of stage actress Hina Baig alias Qismat Baig and arrested main accused Rana Muzzamil Hussain and his four accomplices - Muhammad Rizwan, Habib ur Rehman, Abid Hussain and Muhammad Azam.

Addressing a crowded press conference at Qila Gujjar Singh Police Station here on Friday, he said police had worked day and night to investigate the case as a special police team was constituted including SP CIA Raja Basharat and DSP CIA Cantt.

Rana Zahid Hussain to apprehend the culprits. The CCPO told the media men that stage actress Qismat Baig was heading home on the night of November 23 when some unidentified persons opened indiscriminate fire at the canal point and murdered her.

He said it was a challenge for police to solve the blind murder case, adding that many people were included in the investigation who were later short listed. Wains said police, utilizing its professional skills, arrested the main accused.

He said the accused, Rana Muzzamil Hussain, divulged during the investigation that he had intimate relations with Qismat Baig. The accused had asked the unfortunate stage actress time and again to come and perform in Faisalabad to which the actress declined.

The accused confessed that he had bad blood and wanted to revenge on the actress for her refusal. He said, Muzzamil Hussain further disclosed that he hired the services of Muhammad Rizwan, Habib ur Rehman, Abid Hussain and Muhammad Azam and provided them guns and ammunition to murder the actress.

He said the accused were residents of Faisalabad and Nankana Sahib. The CCPO Lahore further said that the central accused Rana Muzzamil Hussain had also confessed to planning the murder of the slained actress and the accused did stalk her for 10 days.

He said the police would yet remand of the criminals and further investigate the case, adding that more arrests would be made if more people were found involved in the murder case. Stage actor Naseem Vicky told the media men that the police must be appreciated for arresting the killers, adding that the arrest of the murders had given a sense of protection to the artistes.

The CCPO Lahore appreciated the performance of DIG Investigation Sultan Chaudhry, SSP Investigation Hassan Mushtaq Sukhera, SP CIA Raja Basharat and DSP CIA Rana Zahid Hussain in solving the blind murder case. A large number of stage artistes were present during the press conference.