MARDAN: Forensic report of the six-year-old boy Haris was who found dead in Bajauro Korono area of Mardan district proved that he was raped before murder.
Mardan police also confirmed the reports on basis of medical test and said that efforts were underway to arrest the alleged killer. The police said that several persons have been arrested on suspicion and their DNA samples would be sent to Forensic Lab to match with the samples collected from the crime scene.
Haris, 4, was kidnapped from outside his house on Saturday last from Bajauro Korona area of Mardan and his body was recovered from fields behind his house.
Parents of the child reported missing of their son immediately and search was launched for his recovery. District Police Officer Mian Saeed said that an unidentified suspect dumped a gunny sack bearung the child’s body in the fields on Sunday morning.
The child was son of labourer who earns daily wages by loading and unloading trucks and other vehicles. The police have collected evidence from the crime scene,said the police official. The body was sent to Mardan Medical Complex for a post-mortem examination where DNA samples were collected from it and sent to the Bacha Khan Medical College forensic laboratory for testing.
Relatives of the slain child had staged a protest and blocked Mardan-Nowshera road demanding the police to arrest his killers. Recently, a four-year old Asma was killed after she was raped in sugarcane field in Mardan.