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Sunday Aug 15 2021
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Web Desk

Thatta: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

By
Web Desk

THATTA: Unidentified men in Maulvi Ashraf Chandio village dug up a girl's grave and raped the corpse on Saturday. 

The incident took place in the Ghullamullah town at the Shah Inayat graveyard, where the teenager was buried a day earlier. 

Residents informed police after they came across the girl's body Sunday, which was recovered from the bushes near the graveyard.

Taking notice of the incident, police shifted the body to the Civil Hospital Makli for post-mortem. Parents of the victim lamented that her young daughter's body had been sexually abused by unidentified "heathens". 

 According to Dawn.com, the parents of the victim said they believed a local goon, who was the son of the village landlord, was involved in the crime.

The parents, as per the news report, said their daughter had died of natural causes. When the parents found the body the next day, they said it showed signs of rape. 

Suspect killed in police encounter

A suspect allegedly involved in digging up a girl's grave and raping the corpse has been killed in a police encounter, police confirmed on Sunday.

According to SSP, the suspect opened fire on the police party while trying to escape near Gharo on Saturday night. The police responded swiftly and killed the suspect in retaliatory fire, the police officer added.