16-year-old girl murdered after gang rape in POK
jkupdate.com | 31-Mar-2018 10:22 AM

MUZZAFARABAD: The body of a teenage girl, who missing three weeks ago, was found in a stormwater drain in district Poonch early Saturday morning.

The initial postmortem report revealed that the 16-year-old girl was gang-raped and then murdered, the police said.

The girl, who hails from a surrounding area of Ali Sojal, had disappeared about three weeks ago, her parents said.

The family also staged a protest after the body was found and claimed that they registered a complaint when she disappeared but the area police had done nothing in this regard. 

On March 11, the case of another 16-year-old girl being gang-raped in Karachi surfaced nearly six months after the crime was committed.

According to the survivor’s father, who filed the case, a person called Pervaiz forcefully intoxicated his daughter and gang-raped her along with his accomplices in August 2017. Following the incident, the accused threatened the girl to stay silent, which is why a case had not been filed yet, the father added.

He also said that the accused pressurised the girl saying they were related to a high-level police officer.

However, a case against the accused was filed in Azizabad police station of the metropolis Saturday.

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