Elite Force guard Mumtaz Qadri, who confessed killing Governor Salman Taseer over blasphemy law, is a resident of Rawalpindi.
- Mumtaz Qadri Biography
Malik Mumtaz Qadri was born in Rawalpindi in 1985.
In 2002, he was recruited in Punjab Police and was elevated to Elite Force in 2007. Seven months ago, he joined the squad deployed for security of Governor Taseer.
Qadri’s father, a resident of Muslim Town, is a vegetable seller. The accused has five brothers and two sisters. He got married one year and four months back.
Presently, he is residing in Yousuf Colony of Rawalpindi. Mumtaz Hussain Qadri told his interrogators that he was angry over Salman Taseer’s opposition to blasphemy law.
Immediately after the Taseer’s killing, a high-level investigation team has started a probe into the killing and arrested Qadri’s father and four brothers..
The telephone record of the suspect has also been acquired by the investigation team.