Charred remains of man found

Victim had been shot before being doused in oil and set on fire


Our Correspondent October 02, 2022
PHOTO: FILE

DASKA:

The charred body of a 20-year-old man who had also been shot in the head was found in the Saim Nullah in Mouza Lohki. Police said the man had been set on fire after being tortured and 95% of his body was burnt.

According to the police, residents of the area immediately informed them upon discovering the body. Initial investigations revealed that the victim had been shot before being doused in oil and set on fire. A cartridge casing and a bottle were also found at the crime scene.

The area police reached the spot and collected the evidence, taking the body into custody and shifting it to Civil Hospital for the medico-legal procedure. In addition to a post-mortem, body samples will be taken to help the investigation.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 2nd, 2022.

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