Friends found killers of minor boy

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Police on Saturday claimed to have resolved the mystery surrounding the murder of a child as his two friends, reportedly aged between 12 and15, turned out to be his killers. According to the details, a minor boy had been killed a few days back in Manghopir area of Karachi. On being informed, police and rescue officials had shifted his body to the hospital for medico-legal formalities. Meanwhile, the police launched investigations into the blind murder case. On suspicion, the police took one of his friends into custody, who during the initial interrogation confessed to his crime. He told the police that another boy was also involved in the murder. The police also recovered the murder weapon and his clothes stained with blood. Earlier on January 7, a minor boy had been killed near Peshawar after the child’s friends during a quarrel inserted a sharp-pointed object in his chest. According to police, the incident had occurred in Mathra, an area 40 kilometers away from the provincial capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where three children were playing with each other.