Police arrest newborn daughter’s killer – Newspaper


MIANWALI: Police said on Thursday they arrested the killer of her newborn daughter from Bhakkar district.

Mianwali district police officer Ismailur Rehman Kharak said [suspect] Shahzaib Khan was married to Mashal Fatima two years ago and the woman gave birth to a daughter, Jannat, a few days ago.

He said Shahzaib was angry with his wife for giving birth to a daughter.

On Sunday evening, the DPD said, he shot his daughter dead in the presence of her relatives. The girl was rushed to DHQ Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

The autopsy report showed the suspect fired five bullets to kill her.

The DPD said that over the past three days, police have carried out more than 50 raids in various parts of the district, in addition to arresting around 60 people for questioning.

He said raid teams used modern technology and pinpointed his location in Bhakkar and arrested him on Wednesday evening. The DPO said the Chief Minister, IG Punjab and Sargodha RPO receive daily progress reports from him.

The DPO has announced certificates and prizes for raid teams. The suspect was also introduced to the media at the DPD office.

Posted in Dawn, March 11, 2022


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