Man held for killing minor daughter – 10 Apr 2023

LAHORE: The Hanjarwal police have apprehended a man who allegedly murdered his minor daughter.

According to reports, Khurram Shehzad took his three-year-old daughter, Zahra Fatima, to Jinnah Hospital, where she was declared dead upon arrival. The hospital staff alerted the police about the girl’s death.

Upon questioning, Shehzad claimed that his daughter had died naturally and refused to allow a postmortem examination of the body. However, due to the suspicious circumstances, the police ordered a postmortem examination which revealed that the girl had been strangled to death.

As a result, Shehzad was taken into custody for further investigation, and a murder case was registered against him. Subsequently, the police stated that the suspect had confessed to killing his daughter.

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