Police arrest suspected rapist, murderer of Nowshera girl

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Police arrested a rapist of an eight-year-old girl in Nowshera
Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect who allegedly raped and killed an eight-year-old girl in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The body of a minor girl, who had gone missing on Dec 27, was found in a graveyard near Khesghi Road on Dec 28.

Speaking at a press conference today, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mardan Muhammad Ali Khan announced that the 21-year-old man had been arrested after his DNA sample matched with samples collected from the crime scene.

He said the prime suspect was a friend of the victim girl’s father, adding that he was arrested from his residence.

A total 20 suspects had been interrogated in connection with the case while more than 200 DNA samples were taken to find the culprit, the DIG added.

Earlier, a first information report (FIR) of the incident was registered at Nowshera Kalan police station under section 302 of Pakistan Penal Code.

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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