Dubai/London: Lahore police have dismissed two cases filed against Dubai-based businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor by his ex-wife Khushbakht Mirza alias Sophia Mirza during their custody battle for their twin daughters nearly 15 years ago.
The Lahore police said that its investigation found that Mirza’s two applications against Zahoor had no evidence and merit and that Mirza did not cooperate with the police despite several requests after registering the cases and did not seek support at any stage. No evidence was presented. of his claims.
Station Racecourse in-charge Rehan Anwar has disposed of the cases after a thorough investigation.
The police officer wrote in his report that Mirza had first registered a case against Zahoor in 2009, alleging that he conspired with Malik Shahid to kidnap their minor daughters Zainab and Zunaira from PC Hotel in Karachi. and the minors should be returned. Their mother.
Rehan Anwar said that the investigation in this case was conducted by Muhammad Basharat Hasan (ASI/INV) at Police Station Race Course, Lahore.
He wrote, “The investigating officer repeatedly called the complainant through official orders, but she did not appear.” ) has given to
The officer wrote: “As per the records, two attempts were made to hand over the minors to the complainant in the light of the court’s judgement.”
“However, these efforts were unsuccessful due to the intervention of the UAE Court’s judgement. Taking these facts into consideration, the Supreme Court has also dismissed the petitioner’s plea as he had received RPS 1,000,000 for pursuing the case in UAE. “
“Considering the aforesaid facts and circumstances, it may not be appropriate to continue with the investigation in this case, and no credible evidence has come to light regarding the offense of Section 363 PPC against the accused in this case.”
“Based on the information provided, considering the above facts and circumstances, continuation of investigation in the mentioned case may be considered as a waste of time. Therefore, it has been decided to dismiss the case. Therefore, a report of dismissal has been prepared and forwarded.”
The officer also dismissed as baseless and without merit another case lodged by Sofiya Mirza in 2009, alleging that Zahoor allegedly stole her check numbers 6028414 and 6028424 and 6028414 from her purse and Wrote for forty million rupees and forged his signature to extort money from him. Bank account but failed.
The Lahore police officer wrote: “Investigation in this case was conducted by Rafaqat Ali (ASI/INV at Police Station Race Course, Lahore). The investigating officer repeatedly called the complainant to join the investigation and submit documentary evidence , But she did not do so. She did not appear or lead any evidence and also did not receive summons or notice.”
“Further, Case No. 297/09 was filed at Police Station Defense by Shahid Ahmad Khan against the complainant in respect of Check No. 6028414 (as mentioned in the FIR).”
“The Investigating Officer repeatedly called the complainant to join the investigation and submit documentary evidence, but she did not appear or submit any evidence.”
“Since the case was registered in 2009 and remained under investigation for a period of 13 years, however, there is no legal provision to keep the instant case under investigation indefinitely. Therefore, there is a right to dismiss the case as doubtful The decision has been taken.” circumstances. Therefore, a report of dismissal has been prepared and sent.”
Mirza had filed a total of eight cases against her ex-husband Zahoor in Lahore and Karachi.
The cases pertain to allegations of kidnapping, money laundering and cheating. Except one, all other cases have been dismissed due to lack of evidence and non-cooperation from the complainant to the police.