The Supreme Courtroom on Friday took suo motu discover of the rape and homicide of a 4-yr-previous woman found dead in a sugarcane field in Mardan on January 14.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar requested the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector-Basic of Police to submit a report on the case inside 24 hours.
The courtroom issued its orders quickly after the Punjab Forensic Science Company (PFSA) concluded that the woman was raped earlier than being murdered.
The toddler was enjoying outdoors her home in Mardan when she was picked up by an unidentified assailant on January thirteen, District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar had informed Daybreak earlier. A day later, she was discovered lifeless in a sugarcane subject close to her home.
Native authorities and docs had expressed suspicion that the toddler was assaulted earlier than she was strangled to demise.
Director Common PFSA Dr Mohammad Ashraf Tahir stated that the lab had carried out tests on samples of DNA taken from the crime scene, and confirmed that the minor woman had been raped.
The findings corroborate these in the autopsy report. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Salahuddin Mehsud had earlier stated police have been awaiting the PFSA forensic report because the medico-authorized report had left sure issues unclear.
Instances of sexual assault towards minors have come beneath higher scrutiny within the nation following the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab in Kasur, whose physique was recovered from a trash heap within the metropolis on January 9.
The information shocked the complete nation with #JusticeforZainab turning into a rallying cry for catching and punishing perpetrators of such heinous crimes.
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