LAHORE: A man allegedly involved in rape cum murder of a minor boy was arrested by Tarkhani Police on Wednesday. A police official told APP that Tarkhani police had received information late night that the body of a minor boy was spotted in a field near Chak No 228-GB.The police launched investigation after it learnt of the deceased identified as 8-year-old Saad Mustafa, resident of Chak No 228-GB, who was killed after sexual assault. On receiving information, CPO Azhar Akram and SSP Operation Ali Raza reached the spot and directed the police to trace out whereabouts of the accused. The police investigated the case on scientific lines and took Qasim Khan, son of Rana Khadim, of the same locality into custody over suspicion. The accused during interrogation confessed that he committed the offences. Further investigation is underway.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2019.