Monday, July 6, 2009

Minor girl molested, killed; 2 police men arrested

KARACHI: A minor girl was allegedly molested, tortured, killed and her body was thrown into a sewerage water drain, from where it was taken out, in the city yesterday.
Two police men were arrested on charges of kidnapping and killing the child and a case was registered against them. The accused persons are scheduled to be presented in court today for permission to take their physical remand.
Sindh Minister for Human Rights Nadia Khan Gabol yesterday took serious notice of the case and directed CCPO Karachi to conduct transparent inquiry into the matter and bring accused before justice.
According to details, the dead body of Sana, a three-and-half year old daughter of Qasim Bengali, was missing for about last three days from Zaman Town and was found from a sewerage drain near Gora Qabristan, Defense, near Shahrah-e-Faisal yesterday.
It was also said that when the two traffic police men entered in their house in neighborhood, a five-year old girl, reportedly a friend of the said minor girl Sana, told people that she had seen the missing girl with them. The angry residents of the area caught the accused persons and started beating them. Police men reached to the spot and arrested the accused persons who were later locked up at Zaman Town police station.
The accused persons claimed they did not kill the child and found the body in the water tank of their house and out of fear they had thrown the dead body in a sewerage drain. Police and Edhi volunteers on indication of the accused persons, found the body from there.
Police said that the incident occurred in Noorani Basti, Chakra Goth, Korangi-2 1/2, Zaman Town, that they have arrested Noor Mohammed and Basheer Ahmed, traffic police constables, and a case was registered at the police station.

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