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Sara Sharif suspects are a step ahead of us, say Pakistani police

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Sara Sharif suspects are a step ahead of us, say Pakistani police

Three fugitives wanted in connection with the killing of a 10-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in Surrey are one step ahead of police, investigators in Pakistan said.

Sara Sharif’s body was found by police at a property in Woking earlier this month after suffering “multiple and serious injuries” over a “sustained and prolonged period”.

A cause of death has yet to be determined, but no single “catastrophic injury” is believed to be responsible.

Surrey Police discovered her body on August 10 after a phone call from 41-year-old Urfan Sharif shortly after his arrival in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital.

Mr Sharif, his wife Beinash Batool, 29, and his brother Faisal Malik, 28, fled the UK a day before Sara’s body was found.

Sara’s body found at her home in Woking on August 10 – SWNS

They are believed to have traveled to Islamabad on August 9 and Surrey Police have said they are wanted for questioning.

International Hunt

The family’s disappearance has sparked an international manhunt between Interpol and Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency.

Last week, Pakistani authorities raided numerous properties in Jhelum, a town in northern Punjab, looking for relatives of Mr Sharif who may know where the family is hiding.

On Monday, officials said the trio was constantly on the move and closely following media reports to stay ahead.

“We’re trying our best to arrest Urfan, Beinash and Faisal soon. They’re constantly changing locations,” Malik Nisar, a police inspector at Domeli Police Station in Jhelum and leader of one of the three teams chasing them, told The Telegraph.

Sardar Nisar Ahmed Khan, spokesman for the Rawalpindi regional police office, added: “The media is reporting minute by minute and I think through media coverage they are changing location and monitoring the news to avoid arrest.” Police directed several Raids, but could not achieve a breakthrough. This case is a challenge for us and we want to exonerate ourselves by arresting her soon.”

Request for information

Surrey Police are still appealing for information to help them get an idea of ​​Sara’s lifestyle before her death.

They extended the timeline of their investigation after the post-mortem found Sara had suffered “multiple and extensive injuries” that were likely inflicted over a “sustained and prolonged period of time.”

Sara Sharif

Autopsy found Sara had suffered ‘multiple and serious injuries’ – Surrey Police

Sara’s mother Olga Sharif is supported by professionals.

Detective Superintendent Mark Chapman of the Surrey Police and Sussex Police Major Crime Team renewed the appeal last week, saying: “We would like to thank the people who have already come forward and reported information to us.”

“However, we know there will be many people in the Woking community and beyond who have been in contact with Sara who may not have come forward and we would encourage them to do so.

“Any information is better than no information — while you might think it’s insignificant, it could be critical to the investigation and to assisting in Sara’s justice.”

Lawyers in the UK said the Pakistani government is unlikely to block an extradition request related to Sara’s death.

There is no formal extradition deal between the UK and Pakistan, but people have already been turned back from the Asian country.

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