JHELUM-A local court yesterday sent prime suspect Ch Shakeel and Shahid to jail on 14 days judicial remand in Samia Shahid, a British national of Pakistani origin, murder case.

On Monday, the police produced both the accused - Ch Shakeel, ex-husband of deceased Samia and her father Muhammad Shahid in the court. They informed the court that they have completed their investigation of the case, requesting both the accused may be sent to jail on judicial remand.

The court also directed the police to submit an interim challan of the case in the next hearing and adjourned the proceedings till September 5.

Samia Shahid’s first husband had confessed to strangulating her to death, police sources had confirmed.

Samia, originally from Bradford, had come to visit her father in a village called “Poteh” near Dina on July 14. She was found dead on July 20 in mysterious circumstances.