CHARSADDA: Body of a seven-year-old girl, who went missing from her house in Tangi area on Sunday, was found from a garbage heap near her residence on Monday.

The girl’s father, Farooq Shah, a resident of Mufti Nagar area of Khwar Koroona, had lodged a report with the Tangi police station after the girl went missing.

The body was shifted to the Tangi hospital for postmortem.

However, doctors sent the body to the Women and Children Hospital.

The body’s recovery sent a wave of shock and anger among the residents of the locality.

According to the family, the girl had been hit with an object on the back of her head.

According to the initial report of doctors, no evidence of sexual abuse was found on the girl, but that she had died three days ago.

Samples taken from the body were sent to the Khyber Medical University for forensic examination.

DSP Tungi Taj Mohammad Khan and SHO Muzaffar Khan reached the spot soon after the body was recovered and collected evidence.

Published in Dawn, September 27th, 2022

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