ISLAMABAD: A girl was killed after her father allegedly picked her up and threw her to the floor at his house in Sector G-10/4, the police said on Monday. Arshad Mukhtar was having a heated argument with his wife over a family issue when he lost his temper, picked up his five-year-old daughter and threw her against the floor, causing fatal head injuries, the police said. She was taken to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), where she was pronounced dead. The police registered a case against Akhtar on the complaint of his father-in-law and started investigation. After a post-mortem, the body was handed over to the victim’s mother.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 5th,2014.