2 teenagers arrested for rape, murder of minor girl
MANSEHRA: The police on Thursday arrested two teenagers for allegedly killing a minor girl after sexually assaulting her in Datta area. Khurram Rashid, the district police officer of Mansehra, told the media at a press conference that the accused first gang–raped the girl before killing and then throwing her body at a ditch. Flanked by Senior Superintendent of Police (Investigation) Abdul Majid Afridi and DSP Zulfiqar Jadoon, the DPO said both the suspects had confessed their crime to the police.
He said Mohammad Waleed, 15, a student of sixth grade and relative of the victim, trapped a minor girl to her residence in the absence of his family members where his friend Mohammad Jalal 18 was already present. Both sexually assaulted her.
“When condition of victim deteriorated, Mohammad Jalal strangled the victim to death and threw the body at a ditch near her home,” he said. The suspects were also produced before the media where Waleed narrated the entire episode of the gang rape and subsequent murder of the victim.
The official said suspect Mohammad Waleed was an orphan while Mohammad Jalal was had been adopted by a couple. He said that police party arrested both accused hours after incident and booked them under Anti-Terrorism Act.