Press Trust of India
Islamabad, 18 September
Pakistan police have recovered a corpse of a man from a house here, and believes it belongs to the killer of Mumbai attack case public prosecutor, according to a media report.
The recent raid on the house of the relatives of Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi here was distantly linked to it, according to the report.
Police found the body yesterday from the same house where a car laden with explosives was recovered on 31 August and they believe it belongs to the killer of Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali, the FIA prosecutor in the Mumbai attack and the Benazir Bhutto murder cases, Dawn daily reported.
The house belonged to Hammad Adil, who during interrogation, confessed to the assassination of the lawyer.
He has already confessed to the killing of former minorities affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti, the paper said.
According to Adil, the body was of Haris Khan, one of the four people involved in the assassination.
Ali was assassinated on 3 May while going to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Headquarters from his house.
Four armed men intercepted his car near Dak Khana bus stop and opened fire on him with 9mm and 30-bore pistols.
Constable Farman Ali, the prosecutor’s guard belonging to the Frontier Corps, also fired at the attackers. As a result, an attacker’s cellphone and pistol fell on the road.