The murderer of Asma Rani has been taken into custody by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police after extradition from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reported Radio Pakistan.

Talking to media in Peshawar yesterday, District Police Officer Kohat Abbas Majeed Marwat said that the accused will be produced in the court soon.

According to the details, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has shifted Mujahid Afridi from Sharjah to Pakistan.

Asma Rani a third-year medical student at Kohat Medical College was murdered on January 28 when she was returning home from Abbotabbad after a session break from her college.

The victim, who had refused a marriage proposal of Mujahid Afridi as he was already married, died later at a local hospital before naming the assailant.

The accused after committing the crime fled the country to Saudi Arabia via Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad the same day.