Three detained in Child Murder Case

Aasia's body was found in abandoned house after 14 hours
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The Jamshoro district police have detained three suspects in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old Asia Mughal whose dead body was found in the ruins of an old house in Mahmood Shah Colony area of Kotri. Besides rounding up the suspects for interrogation, SP Muhammad Tahir Nawaz formed a five-member committee under DSP Abdul Raheem Khaskheli to probe into the case. The child enrolled in class four, in a local seminary had gone missing on Sunday night. Her dead body was found in an abandoned house filled with debris and sold waste over 14 hours later on 8 April 2024 morning. Father of the deceased girls, Liaquat Ali Mughal Hazarewal, told the police that Asia had left home after Iftar on Sunday night to buy confectionary from a shop in the street but did not come back home. The family began to search and lodged an initials complaint about the missing child at SITE police station” he added. The family and neighbours also blamed the police for not cooperating with them in the search until the body was found. The dead body was shifted to District Headquarters Hospital in Kotri where it was kept for around three hours until it could be referred to Liaqat University Hospital for the autopsy. The grieving family complained that the medico-legal section of the Kotri hospital handed over to them a prescription to buy certain materials from the private market for the postmortem. The initial postmortem. The initials postmortem has not reveal rape but disclosed that Aasia was strangled to death, according to a LUH health official.

News Published in the Express Tribune on 10 April 2024

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