US embassy officials have telephoned Zahir Jaffer, the accused in the Noor Muqadam case, in Adiala Jail.
Zahir Zakir Jaffer, the main accused in the Noor Muqadam murder case, has got consular access as he is a US citizen. It has been approved by the Punjab Home Department after the NOC of the Home Ministry.
Zakir Jaffer is currently locked in the high security barracks of Adiala Jail and has been contacted by US embassy officials by telephone confirmed Federal Ministry of Interior and the Punjab government.
According to the Prison officials, US embassy officials spoke with Zahir Jaffar for 25 minutes.
however, the accused, Jaffar, initially reiterated his position that he is a US citizen and local law does not apply to him.