LAHORE: Two brothers were arrested by the police on Wednesday for allegedly raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl.
The girl went missing from her house in Lahore’s Sabzazar area three days ago. Her dead body was discovered later near Jinnah Hospital.
Police have reported that the girl was raped by the arrested men, who then went on to kill her. They further report that the girl’s father, a rickshaw driver, dumped her body near Jinnah Hospital. Police have yet to apprehend the girl’s father.
Brother kills sister for ‘honour’:- In another incident, a man opened fire and murdered his sister in the name of “honour” on Wednesday in Lahore’s Satto Katla area, as per police’s reports.
According to the police, the man accused his sister of having an “immoral character”. Following the murder, the man fled the scene.
Police took the girl’s body into custody upon hearing about the incident. They collected evidence from the murder site and recorded eyewitnesses’ statements. However, they had yet to register a case according to the latest reports.
The girl’s body was shifted to Jinnah Hospital for postmortem.