ISLAMABAD: A 15-year-old boy was found murdered in the limits of Industrial Area police on Sunday.
The body was hanging from a tree near Shifa International Hospital at H-8.
Gul Afghan, in the First Information Report (FIR), stated that his nephew went missing on Saturday night. On Sunday, some people spotted his body and informed the police.
A police official said the body was shifted to Polyclinic for autopsy and to ascertain the cause of the boy’s death.
Meanwhile, Koral police apprehended 12 criminals including drug peddlers and suspects involved in possessing illegal weapons, a police spokesman said.
In another development, the capital police initiated a crackdown against professional beggars and their handlers.
The spokesman said professional beggars and their handlers spread nuisance among citizens at signals, markets and residential areas.