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Qadri says he acted alone in killing Taseer

ISLAMABAD – The killer of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, Mumtaz Qadri, on Monday recorded his confessional statement before Police said Qadri before Magistrate Muhammad Ali Randhawa, saying he acted alone on his plan to kill Taseer. Qadri was later produced before ATC Judge Malik Akram Awan in Rawalpindi, who sent him on a 14-day judicial remand. Police said Qadri was produced before the magistrate under Section 164 as he wished to record his statement one day before his remand ended.
“Due to the seriousness of the case, it has been also requested by police to conduct further trial of the case in jail,” a spokesperson of the Islamabad Police said in a statement. “Qadri has confessed that he acted alone to kill Governor Salmaan Taseer,” another police official said.



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