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Friday Oct 30 2020
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10 year old found dead after abduction, likely hit by brick on head: police

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A man waits while volunteers search for a body of a deceased among people who died. — Reuters/illustration/Files

A 10-year-old boy was found dead after being kidnapped from Lahore's Rehmanpura Colony and missing for 12 days, police said Friday.

According to police, the boy's head seemed to have been struck with a brick owing to the nature of the wounds.

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The body was found near Rohi nullah and was shifted to the morgue for autopsy, they said.

They also said that a suspect has been apprehended.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, taking notice of the event, sough a report from Lahore's central city police officer.

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"The bereaved [family] should be served justice at all costs," the chief minister said.