- Zeeshan, the rape suspect, lives within the sufferer’s neighbourhood, say police
- Suspect murdered the sufferer out of concern of getting caught for the rape, say police
- Rescue 112 is looking for the sufferer’s physique in Saim Nullah
FAISALABAD: The physique of an 11-year-old was discovered from a river within the metropolis on Sunday, with police sources saying the sufferer was allegedly raped earlier than being murdered.
Police sources mentioned the incident befell in Faisalabad’s Mamukanjan the place the sufferer had gone lacking from outdoors his home. His household registered a kidnapping case after which police began investigating the matter.
Police took into custody a person who lived in the identical areas, Zeeshan, on suspicion of being concerned within the kidnapping. Throughout the interrogation, the suspect admitted to raping and murdering the boy, mentioned police.
The suspect allegedly informed police he took the sufferer to a haveli the place he raped him and later killed him to maintain his crime a secret.
After murdering the sufferer, Zeeshan allegedly dumped his physique in Saim Nullah, the place Rescue 112 is at the moment looking for the physique.
Singer and activist Shehzad Roy reacted to the information, tweeting his disappointment over the incident.
“Man arrested for alleged rape and murder of a 11-year old boy in Faisalabad. Before punishing this man we need to get mental health professionals on board to understand this behaviour. We might save children by this intervention,” he tweeted.