Rizwan changes statement, says confession of murder was made under duress
KARACHI—Rizwan, arrested for allegedly murdering his wife Haleema, went back on his words before a court Friday, saying he had made the confession under police duress, and after being threaten about the safety of lives of his present wife and child.
Rizwan, according to police, which had arrested him from super highway on Tuesday, had stated to have con- firmed killing Haleema whose son is now in Edhi Centre,
However when he was produced before a court Friday morning , he made a 180degree turn around , saying he was forced to admit the crime because of
Under Pakistani criminal law, an accused can disown earlier confessions before a judicial officer, which, as expected Rizwan did.
He said he had left his son police methodology. to shelter house, after hearing in the media about the recovery of his second wife’s body.
He said he was innocent and feared for life, which if happened, he would blame the superintendent of police of the area.