Bahawalpur: Man strangulates 6 year old niece for gold earrings


BAHAWALPUR: A man strangulated to death his six year old niece for gold earrings and threw her body in the fields here on Wednesday. The police arrested the accused.

According to DSP Saddar Ghulam Abbas, accused Matloob Shah was guest at house of his sister in-law located in Basti Awan of Bahawalpur. The accused took her six-year-old niece Irum for outing, detached ½ tola earrings and threw her body in the fields after strangulating her.

The police on suspicion arrested Matloob who admitted his crime.

A case was registered against the accused and police have started the investigation.