Zainab rape, murder case: Police take eight suspects into custody


CHARSADDA: Police have arrested 8 suspects in the rape-cum-murder case of two-and-a-half-year-old girl Zainab who was found dead on Wednesday, a day after she was reported missing. Police are investigating the arrested suspects but have not yet been able to find a clue about the culprits behind the heinous crime. A police official said the police were taking the investigation forward on the basis of evidence collected from the crime scene. The police said they have not yet received a DNA report of the minor girl. The medical report of the body of the minor victim has confirmed that she was sexually assaulted before being stabbed to death.

Earlier, on October 6, the mutilated body of Zainab was found dumped in the fields in the Daudzai area of Peshawar, close to Charsada.


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