FAISALABAD: A five-year-old girl was murdered after reportedly being raped in Faisalabad’s Samanabad area, police told Express News on Tuesday.
While giving details, a police official said that victim F*, a resident of Muzaffar Colony, was playing outside her house when an unidentified suspect, riding a motorcycle, abducted her. He added the accused took her to an undisclosed location where he reportedly raped her.
The official that maintained after the committing the offence, the culprit murdered the girl and dumped her semi-naked body near a graveyard within the Raza Abad police station limits. He said the victim’s body had been sent for a post-mortem while further details would be revealed after a medical report from the hospital.
The police registered a case under sections 302, 364 and 34 and started an investigation.
Meanwhile, the relatives of the victim protested against the murder in Samanabad and Raza Abad areas which fall into the constituency of former law minister Rana Sanaullah. They blocked roads and shouted slogans against the police. The protesters blamed the police of using delaying tactics in arresting the culprits.
They said that when the girl was kidnapped, they immediately reported the matter but police officials did not make efforts to investigate the matter or find the victim. They demanded that higher authorities provide justice and arrest the accused involved in the incident.
The victim’s relatives also demanded that those responsible should be awarded stern punishment.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 4th, 2018.