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Minor Girl Allegedly Killed After Rape In Attock

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ATTOCK: An eight-year-old girl, who went missing from an engagement ceremony on Saturday night, was killed after alleged rape in Attock, said police on Sunday.

According to police, the body was recovered near Chach Interchange in Attock. The minor was allegedly raped and later strangulated to death.

The police said that the girl named Fatima went missing from an engagement ceremony, she went to attend along with her mother Saturday night. Later, the search for the girl was started on the complaint of the mother.

The body has been moved to Huzro hospital for post-mortem and further investigation into the incident is underway, added police.

In a separate incident, a seven-year-old boy was subjected to sexual abuse in Lahore’s Shahdra. The suspect had been arrested and a first information report of the incident registered, police said.

Earlier on Saturday, the parents of a minor girl, who had been gang-raped and then killed in Pir Jo Goth of Sukkur, have expressed dissatisfaction on Khairpur police’ performance pertaining to the case.

The mother, father and other relatives of the victim girl strongly protested in front of Press Club Sukkur on Saturday against the Khairpur police. They told the media that Khairpur police had yet disclosed DNA test of only one accused while two other arrested accused had not been disclosed so far. Meanwhile, the other arrested were released. They appealed to the Chief Justice of Sindh High Court to provide justice in the case so that they could take a sigh of relief. TLTP

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