Lahore: Man suspected of killing schoolgirl arrested
LAHORE: City Police have arrested a man in connection with the killing of a 10-year-old schoolgirl who was kidnapped for ransom and found murdered in NawanKot police area a couple of days ago.
Police investigators said that the accused, identified as Iftikhar Ahmed, confessed to the police that he had abducted the schoolgirl, Bisham, for ransom as he wanted to repay the loan he had obtained for his house.
The accused further told the police that he took the girl to his house, where she died due to suffocation as he had put a piece of cloth in her mouth.
The killer later wrapped her dead body into a cloth sheet and fled away after throwing it along side a road during night hours. The killer later contacted father of the girl and demanded Rs 200,000 as ransom.