8-year-old girl raped, killed

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Kasur/Sukkur

An eight years old girl was raped and then killed by unknown rapists in Chunian Tehsil of Kasur district. The unidentified rapists threw the body of the girl, whose identity was yet to be ascertained, on Chunian Road and fled.
Police shifted the body to Tehsil Headquarters hospital Chunian for post-mortem. Doctors at the hospital confirmed that the girl was sexually abused before being killed.
Meanwhile, in Sukkur police arrested a 45-year-old man for marrying a nine-year-old child in Sukkur. The child’s father and Nikkah Khawan were also put behind bars.
According to SSP Amjad Sheikh, the Pano Aqil Cantonment police got information that a nine-year-old was married to 45-year-old Abdul Basit. Subsequently, police took action and arrested the nikkah priest, girl’s father and the groom. The girl will be presented before the court on Friday.
Around two months back, police had rescued a 10-year-old girl who was married to a 50-year-old man.—INP