Teenage girl found dead

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In another harrowing crime, a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and murdered in Karachi, police said on Thursday, adding that the body was found near Mosamyat area.

According to details, the city police have arrested a suspect – identified as Irfan – for allegedly raping and killing the 15-year-old girl in Mosamyat area of Karachi. The arrested accused is said to be a close friend of victim’s father.

Talking to journalists, Sindh Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Sardar Abdur Rahim said the girl was alone at home when the accused came. “Later, the suspect sexually assaulted her and strangulated her to death,” he added.

Sardar Abdul Rahim Shirazi further said the victim’s body was shifted to hospital for complete autopsy. Meanwhile, a first information report (FIR) will be registered after the autopsy report.