close
Advertisement
Can't connect right now! retry

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

add The News to homescreen

tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app

Got it!

Pakistan

Web Desk
May 22, 2019

PM Imran Khan takes notice of innocent Farishta’s murder

Pakistan

Web Desk
Wed, May 22, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Prime minister Imran Khan has taken notice of an incident of a ten-year-old girl Farishta’s rape and murder in Islamabad.

The girl was raped before being murdered in an incident that sparked protest in Islamabad and triggered outrage on the social media.

The police said the suspect was arrested after being identified by other suspects taken into custody in connection with the case.

The investigators have not revealed more details about the suspect but they said scope of investigation has been widened.

Farishta, belonging to a family from Monmand district now settled in Islamabad's Shehzad Town, had gone missing from the capital city on May 15.

The family held a protest demonstration at Tarmri Chowk with the dead body of the girl. They held local police responsible for the rape and murder of the girl.

The protest was called off after they were ensured that action would be taken against SHO of Shehzad Town.

A case has been registered against the SHO Shehzad Town and his subordinates for negligence., according to Geo News.

DIG Operations Waqaruddin Syed on Tuesday suspended SHO and tasked SSP Umar Khan with investigating the case.

According to the DIG Operations, the police have found clues about the murderer and they would soon resolve the case.