Kid kidnapped, raped, murdered in Uch
UCH SHARIF: An 11-year-old boy was kidnapped, raped and killed by his maternal uncle.
Police officials said that the boy was murdered after his parents paid a ransom to the kidnappers.
Bait Ahmed resident 11-year-old Ahmed disappeared from his home approximately 15 days ago.
Ahmed’s family told the police that he was outside the house playing cricket in the grounds near his house.
“When he didn’t come home by night fall we began to get worried. After spending hours searching for him, we called the police,” Ahmed’s father Iqbal said.
Iqbal said that two days after Ahmed disappeared the family received a call from the kidnappers demanding Rs500,000.
“They said they would give us two weeks to come up with the money and I had sold off my motorcycle,” Iqbal said, adding that police told them they were also searching for the kidnappers.
Police officials found Ahmed’s mutilated body abandoned near a field on Sunday morning.
Bahawalpur District Police Officer (DPO) Babar Bakht said that the family had been coordinating with the police.