10-year-old girl found dead in a bag in Peshawar

Body of 10-year-old child, murdered by her uncle in Peshawar. Photo Credits: VoJ.News

A female accused has been arrested after the decapitated body of a 10-year-old girl was found in a sack in Sufaid Dheri area of Peshawar. According to local police, the incident took place on 13th June, 2022, after which one woman got arrested whereas the search for her accomplice is still on.

Police has not ye received post-mortem report of the deceased.

A police official said locals of the area saw a ‘suspicious’ person throwing a bloody sack in an empty plot before fleeing in a state of panic. He further revealed that the deceased child, Hina, was murdered by her own maternal uncle and that this statement has been included in the First Information Report after the arrested accused woman confessed her crime.

“The accused confessed that she helped her son-in-law, Hina’s uncle, in cutting her throat with a knife, as the child had caught them while they were making out.”

The FIR has been registered under sections 302, 34 and 201 of the Pakistan Penal Code on the complaint of Station Head Officer, Hassan Khan.


Update:  Peshawar Police arrested the main accused in this case a few hours later when this story was filed.

Photo credits: VoJ.News


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