The capital police Tuesday arrested a suspected rapist.
According to the Margalla Police, the suspect, Saboor Ali* was arrested on charges of murdering his 13–year–old step-daughter after raping her and pretending that she died of typhoid.
The incident to came to light on May 21, when relatives of the victim revealed that the suspect and her wife Sumayya* had killed the girl pretending that she had committed suicide by hanging herself with a rope from a ceiling fan.
The medical report received on Tuesday indicated that the girl had been raped and later killed in a servant quarter in Sector E- 8.
On the order of the Senior Superintendent of Police the Margalla Police arrested Saboor and the mother of the girl.
*Names of the accused changed to protect their identity
Published in The Express Tribune, May 28th, 2014.
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