Lahore: Rapist, killer of minor arrested
LAHORE: Nishter Colony investigation police have arrested the main accused of brutal incident of rape and murder through electrocution of a two- year-old girl. The accused has confessed to the crime. According to a press release issued here Tuesday by CCPO Lahore Office, one Jessica Amjad, daughter of Amjad Pervaiz of Nishter Colony, had gone missing from her house on July 6, 2014 and her body was later found on the roof of the neighbour, Makbool. The police had registered a case. CCPO Zulfiqar Hameed taking notice of the crime had ordered Model Town Investigation SP Muhammad Nadeem to trace the criminals.
A team was constituted headed by Nisther Colony DSP Iqbal Ahmed Shah. Seemingly, the child had died from electrocution but autopsy revealed that she was brutally raped. On suspicion, the police arrested Maqbool and, during interrogation, it came to light that Maqbool’s son Shahzad, who is deaf and dumb, had brutalised the child while she was playing on the roof and later the family electrocuted the girl.
As the accused is deaf and dumb, the police acquired the services of an expert in sign language. Shahzad confessed to raping and killing the child through electrocution and leaving her body on the roof to give the impression as if she had touched electricity wires passing over the roof. The police have arrested accused Shahzad, his father Maqbool, Ghafoor, Maqsood and Bushra. The CCPO has announced cash awards and commendation certificates for the police team.