The FIA cybercrime team visited the home of missing daughter Dua Zehra and examined her social media accounts, digital devices and gaming platforms, Imran Riaz, additional director of the FIA Cybercrime, to The Express Tribune.
He said the team comprising a digital forensics expert, a technical analyst, an investigator and a psychologist also interviewed family members of Zehra who was allegedly abducted outside her home in Golden. Town within the boundaries of Al-Falah Police Station.
As well as establishing contact with the international messaging server, the FIA team also contacted the mobile phone maker’s headquarters to help with investigations into the matter. Meanwhile, the Coordinating Committee of MQM Pakistan members and MP Kishwar Zahra, along with Senator Khaleda Ateeb and members of the women’s wing met with Dua Zehra’s mother and family. She expressed concern that the girl was not recovered despite being several days dead. She assured the innocent student’s family of her full support in this hour of mourning.
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Kishwar Zehra said it was worrying that the girl had not yet been found. Thousands of women in Karachi leave their homes for jobs, educational institutions and other matters, incidents like the disappearance of Dua Zehra increase the feeling of insecurity among women in the city.
She caught the attention of Sindh Chief Minister and senior government officials to form special teams of senior officers to ensure the recovery of the student. Kishwar Zehra also asked the court to take suo motu opinions on the student’s non-recovery.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 23rd2022.