Karachi (HRNW): A local court has remanded two accused in police custody, in a case pertaining to negligence in an abortion procedure which led to the death of model Rubab Shafiq, As per details, Mochko police presented Robina and Atif before the city’s local court, contending that their remand was required to arrest an absconding suspect, identified as Umer, who is said to be a friend of the deceased girl. To this, the judge, allowing the request, remanded the suspects for three days and called a progress report from the police at the next hearing. Rubab Shafiq’s was body from a local cemetery two weeks ago.
According to Police, Ms Shafiq died at a local abortion clinic while undergoing the procedure. The clinic staff panicked at her death and threw her body in a nearby cemetery in the dark of the night, said the police. During the autopsy, police found no outward marks signalling torture, however, one of her hand had seven while other had nine marks of injections. On Saturday, police arrested the nurse and her assistant who operated Ms Shafiq for abortion. According to police, the duo has confirmed the series of events.