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Noor Mukadam case: Who is Zakir Jaffer, Asmat Adamjee’s lawyer?

Islamabad: A court in Islamabad on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a bail petition of Zahir Jaffer’s parents in Noor Mukadam murder case.

Zahir Jaffer’s parents Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee have hired senior lawyer Raja Rizwan Abbasi to represent them in the court.

Appearing before the Additional Session Judge Sheikh Muhammad Sohail, the lawyer said “Since the fir
st day, my client has publicly condemned the murder. We stand with the affected party [and] we don’t stand with our son”.

He said the parents were made a part of the investigation on the basis of their son’s statement and that they did not know what was happening in the house where Noor and Zahir were present.

Who is the lawyer of Zakir Jaffer and Asmat Adamjee?

Raja Rizwan Abbasi is a senior lawyer who have fought some high profiles cases in Pakistani courts.

Abbasi has represented former army chief General Pervez Musharraf, Jamatud Dawa Amer Hafiz Saeed, and Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the key suspect in Mumbai attacks, during the last few years.

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