Lahore woman corpse case: arrested suspect reveals more details

January 26, 2021

Police have registered a murder case against the two suspects, one of whom is still at large

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LAHORE: Some more details on the case surrounding two suspects who dumped the body of a woman at a hospital and then left, have surfaced. Police had arrested one of the two suspects on Monday.

According to police, the arrested suspect —identified as Usama — has revealed that the woman in question was his friend. He added that the deceased had developed complications while getting an abortion after which he and his accomplice decided to shift the girl to the hospital.

Usama said that the woman died as soon as they reached the hospital, so they left the body there and fled the scene.

Police said that the other suspect involved in the incident is still missing, and a search for him is underway. A first information report (FIR) related to murder has also been registered against the two men while an investigation is currently underway.

Police also obtained a CCTV camera footage from the hospital where the two suspects could be seen driving to the facility in a white car. One of the suspects took the girl's body out of the car and shifted it to the hospital's emergency department. According to the hospital staff, police say, the two suspects immediately fled the scene after dumping the body at the hospital.

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According to the police, the woman has been identified as Maryam Fatima, who was about 17 or 18 years of age and belonged to Gujrat.

Maryam's father told police that his daughter was a university student in Lahore. She had left her house to pay her university fee worth Rs200,000.

Police said they have handed over the woman's body to her family after carrying out an autopsy.

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