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Thursday 26 April 2018

Boy (7) 'gang-raped and murdered' in Pakistan

Pakistani police officers
Pakistani police officers

A 7-year-old boy has died after been gang raped in Pakistan, according to reports today

The child went missing on Tuesday, according to a report in The Express Tribune.

The following day his body was reportedly found in a field and a post mortem examination revealed that he had been gang raped and then killed.

The alleged attack took place in Bahawalnagar’s Christian district, situated in the south east region in the Punjab province.

Local police official Sahar Fareed said that three men have been arrested in connection with the case and operations are on-going to find a fourth man who is understood to have avoided arrest by fleeing the scene

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