An arrest warrant was issued by a local court for the investigative officer (IO) Noor Akbar on Wednesday in the Qandeel Baloch murder case over his no-show despite being summoned multiple times.
According to the details, the arrest warrant was issued by district and additional session judge for the sub-inspector (SI) during a hearing that took place on Wednesday.
The judge further ordered for Noor to not be paid one-month salary.
The primary suspect in the murder case, Mohammad Waseem, was also presented in the court for the hearing.
The hearing was the adjourned till July 17.
In a June 19 hearing, Waseem, the primary suspect, had submitted a petition to request that his state-provided lawyer be changed. He had been presented in court alongside the other accused, including Haq Nawaz, Zafar, Abdul Basit, and Mufti Abdul Qavi.
On the other hand, the cross-questioning of Aslam Shaheen, another suspect in the Qandeel Baloch murder case, was completed during the hearing.