By our Staff Reporter
Karachi: Amid wide spread protests and countrywide campaigns against rape of kids, children and teenagers in Pakistan, another four years old boy was allegedly sodomised and killed in Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city.
Police confirmed the incident to to ‘Islamabad Telegraph’ and said it was investigating the alleged kidnapping, sexual assault, torture and murder of a four-year-old boy, who passed away at the Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) on Wednesday.
” My child had left house in the morning on Tuesday morning to play with his friends .A few hours later he was found in a semi-conscious state with torture marks on his body. The complainant further said that there was blood in the victim’s stool,” a police report quoted deceased’ father as saying
The victim’s father told police that he suspected that someone had kidnapped his son and attempted to subject him to sodomy.
The victim was first taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and was later shifted to the JPMC, where he passed away earlier today, Dr Summaiya Syed, the hospital’s additional police surgeon told journalists.
Islamabad Telegraph got to know that police didn’t ask the doctors for an autopsy and that the hospital had only issued a death certificate, which mentioned assault as the cause of death.
Station House Officer (SHO) Nawaz Ali Brohi, meanwhile, said that an autopsy was not required as the victim had been examined by the doctors when he was brought to the hospital.
The SHO said that the perpetrator may have been a teenager.
Police had earlier filed an FIR under Sections 363 (punishment for kidnapping) and 337(A) (Shajja /bodily injuries) of the Pakistan Penal Code. The police will now include a murder section as well.