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‘No faith healer role in girl’s murder’

Updated December 05, 2018

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Sargodha police took a man and his second wife into custody after they allegedly killed their infant daughter amid fears of 'jinn possession'. ─ DawnNewsTV
Sargodha police took a man and his second wife into custody after they allegedly killed their infant daughter amid fears of 'jinn possession'. ─ DawnNewsTV

LAHORE: Clarifying a Dec 3 news report from Sargodha, the spokesperson for the Punjab police says 18-month-old Savera fell victim to a family dispute and that no faith healer had directed her father, Mutahir Rasool, to kill her.

She said on the application of Savera’s mother Sundas, Sargodha police have registered a case against Rasool and five other members of his family.

She said further investigation into the case was going on.

Published in Dawn, December 5th, 2018