Milkman among two held for ‘raping, murdering’ minor girl | Pakistan Today

Milkman among two held for ‘raping, murdering’ minor girl

FAISALABAD: Police on Saturday arrested two people, including a milkman, for allegedly raping and killing a seven-year-old girl in Faisalabad.

According to police, dead body of the seven-year-old girl was recovered from a factory in the Awami Street area of the city. Medico-legal examination revealed that the girl was brutally raped before being murdered.

The victim’s father told media persons that his daughter went missing at around 1 pm on Friday after which they approached the police. The girl’s body was then discovered from the factory after an hours-long search operation.

The milkman and his accomplice were arrested over their nomination in the First Information Report (FIR).

The incident is the latest in several child abuse cases in the country. Last year, the entire nation was left shaken by the rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari in Kasur.

Kidnapped on January 4 and found from a garbage heap on January 9, Zainab’s autopsy report suggested that the minor was sexually assaulted before being strangulated to death.

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