Mashal Khan murder investigations to be assisted by FIA
PESHAWAR: Mashal Khan, A student of Mardan University who was brutally murdered on allegations of Blasphemy death investigations will be assisted by the Federal Investigating Agency FIA.
Police, investigating into the murder of Abdul Wali Khan University student, decided on Sunday to seek FIA’s help in verifying the social media account of Mashal Khan.
Earlier, the police had traced some ‘blasphemous comments’ on a facebook account created in the name of Mashal Khan.
However, sources said that the police voiced doubt over the authenticity of the account. They said that the data retrieved from the cell phone of Mashal Khan was being examined.
They added that CCTV footage and six mobile phones were being re-examined. FIR will also be registered against the suspects visible in the footage.
Police sources said that FIA’s assistance would also be sought to verify the social media account of Mashal Khan.
Meanwhile, police produced seven suspects booked in the Mashal Khan murder case in the court today.
The court gave the suspects in police remand for one day while the other eight arrested suspects are currently in a four-day police remand.