Noor Mukaddam is a victim of brutal murder in Islamabad which took place on 20 July 2021.
A Profile of Noor Mukaddam. The meaning of Noor’s name is light in Urdu and Arabic languages. Noor Mukaddam is the daughter of Pakistan’s former Ambassador to South Korea and Kazakhstan Mr. Shaukat Mukaddam.
Noor was brutally murdered by one of her closest childhood friends. A number of conspiracy theories revolve around the last days of her life. However, the investigations and evidence in courts prove the matters differently. Noor went to Zahir’s place on the evening of 19 July 2021. The details show that Zahir had held her captive during the entire evening and the next day. These details show that Zahir was violent with Noor Mukaddam during her stay at his place. Moreover, Noor tried to run away by jumping off the terrace while screaming, but Zahir pulled her back by her hair and dragged her back inside his home. The security guards and other servants kept watching this and simply relied on calling Zahir’s parents.
Noor was a prominent Pakistan girl who would stand for social causes including women rights. She would regularly attend meetings and protests for women’s rights. Some reports claim that she has been observing veil. However, Zahir had made her let it go once she was planning to marry him.
Post Mortem of Noor’s Body
The Post Mortem report of Noor Mukaddam shows that she had to go through severe torture before her murder. The report claims that Noor was raped twice before Zahir beheaded her. Moreover, there several bruises on her body. More cruelly, Zahir had tortured her with knife on intimate parts of her body.
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The case of Noor’s murder is undergoing in Islamabad’s courts. Her murder is also able to shed light on the serious threats Pakistani women face from brutal men in the society.