Lahore: Teen confesses to killing cousin
LAHORE: A teenage boy has confessed to the police investigators that he murdered his seven-year-old cousin at her residence in Ichhra police limits and later dumped her dead body into the gutter. The police have arrested the killer, identified as Ata Mustafa, and also recovered the dead body from the gutter. The killer told the police that he barged into the residence of his uncle, Muhammad Abid, situated at 38–Shah Jamal Road in the precincts of Ichhra police. Police investigators claimed that the 19–year–old boy sexually assaulted his cousin, identified Malaika, and tortured her to death, and later dumped her dead body into the gutter.
Three-year-old sister of the deceased disclosed the happening to the police as the investigators arrived at the crime scene. The father of the deceased, said to be a watchman at a local school, contacted the police after he found his daughter missing. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.