GUJRANWALA: A three-year-old child abducted in Gujranwala on Friday was found killed on Sunday.
According to details, Baghdad Town resident Abdul Rehman had taken his family to his in-laws’ house three days ago. On Friday, Rehman’s three-year-old son Mukaram went out to play with his cousins. While of his cousins returned home, Mukaram went missing from the playground. The family kept searching for the child and on Sunday one of his uncles spotted the body lying in a sewer. The family suspects that the child has been sodomised and killed. Police have registered a case and sent the body for an autopsy. Police say sexual assault could be ascertained only on the basis of the autopsy report.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 23rd, 2012.