Karachi: Body of raped minor girl found; labourer shot dead
KARACHI: The decomposed body of a minor girl, believed to have been raped and killed, was found on Wednesday. Also, a labourer was shot dead, while four people were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in different incidents across the city on Wednesday.
The decomposed body of a 10-year-old girl was recovered from some bushes near the Sheikh Zaid–Bin Sultan University of Gulistan–e–Jauhar Block–II. Locals came across the body and informed the Gulistan–e–Jauhar police, who reached the spot and shifted the corpse to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).
The lady MLO of the JPMC said that body was at least two days old and added that the 10-year-old was first raped and then strangled to death. She also said that the victim’s body bears torture marks.
The Gulistan-e-Jauhar police claimed that the unidentified criminals kidnapped the girl from another area and then dumped the body in their jurisdiction after killing her.
In another case, an unidentified body that had been tortured and riddled with bullets was found in the Shah Faisal Colony area. Police said that the body was found in the bushes behind the Shah Faisal Fire office. The police shifted the recovered body to the hospital, saying that the deceased had been kidnapped by unknown criminals and that a case has been filed and that an investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, Sadiq, 44, was shot dead on Wednesday morning near New Sabzi Mandi in Sohrab Goth. Police said that the deceased, who was a labourer by profession, was held at gun-point by two armed men upon arriving at work. Sadiq attempted to resist the dacoits, which resulted in him being fired at and killed. The dacoits immediately fled the scene of the crime. The deceased was a resident of Shah Faisal Colony, he was married and left behind a widow and two children. A case has been lodged and an investigation is underway.