Man, son held for rape-murder of teenaged boy

Both the suspects have been shifted to Nawan Sheher police station for further investigation


APP June 03, 2021

ABBOTABAD:

Nawan Sheher police in the Abbottabad district on Wednesday arrested a man and his son for alleged molestation and murder of a 13-year-old boy.

Police said the 13-year-old boy was molested and killed in the Mera Mandroch area, in the vicinity of Nawan Sheher police station.

The police, after registering a case under 302/377/34 Acts, started investigating the incident. During a preliminary investigation, police included the uncle and cousin of the victim in the inquiry on suspicion.

After interrogation, both the suspects, identified as Riaz and his son Huzaifa, confessed to molesting and later killing the boy by poisoning him.

Both the suspects have been shifted to Nawan Sheher police station for further investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 3rd, 2021.

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