Sonipat: Imam and Qari Irfan and his wife were laid to rest in their native village Mohali in Panipat amidst tears. A large number people including district president of Jamiat Ulama Maulana Asjad Qasmi and Mufti Mohammed Sharafat Miftahi attended the funeral. Meanwhile, police have arrested Satbir in the double murder case and registered a case under section 302. Three more have been taken into police custody and investigations are on.
The Imam and his wife were found murdered in Ganaur in Sonipat district of Haryana in the wee hours of Sunday, 8 September. The murder of Imam Mohammad Irfan (40) and his wife Yasmin (25) took place in Manik Majri village between 11 pm and 4:30 am on Saturday night.
When the devotees started coming in for morning prayers at around 5 am, they discovered the dead bodies of the couple. The police believe that they were killed with a sharp object.