Minor girl found dead in Kurram

Updated November 20, 2019

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A five-year-old girl was found dead after being subjected to alleged sexual assault by unknown accused in Peewar area of Kurram tribal district, police and family sources said here on Tuesday. — File
A five-year-old girl was found dead after being subjected to alleged sexual assault by unknown accused in Peewar area of Kurram tribal district, police and family sources said here on Tuesday. — File

PARACHINAR: A five-year-old girl was found dead after being subjected to alleged sexual assault by unknown accused in Peewar area of Kurram tribal district, police and family sources said here on Tuesday.

Gul Ali, 60, told mediapersons that the body of his five-year-old granddaughter was found in a pond in Peewar village. He said she was studying in a local government school.

He added that the girl did not return home from school and later they found the body in a pond in the area. He said the body was taken to the district headquarters hospital Parachinar for autopsy.

Medical examination confirmed that the minor girl was subjected to sexual assault before she was killed. He appealed to the chief justice, army chief and police to initiate investigation and award exemplary punishment to the culprit.

Later, district police officer Kurram Rahim Shah said that police had taken into custody two watchmen of the school for investigation into the case.

Published in Dawn, November 20th, 2019