The body of ten year-old Monica Larik was found in an orchard of the banana in village Saddar Joon Bhatiyoon within the limits of Pir-Jo-Goth police station of Khairpur district on Monday. The parents and the relatives of the minor girl claimed that she went missing two days back when she was going to the house of one Syed Haider Shaho in the same locality. They said she was kidnapped by unidentified culprits , who after r@ping her strangled her to death.
They demanded a thorough probe in gory incident. SSP Khairpur Ameer Saud Magsi when contacted confirmed the killing of an innocent girl and said that he had formed the police teams under the supervision of SP headquarters Nousherrwan Chandio to probe the incident and arrest those involved at the earliest. He said that the body was already shifted to civil hospital in Khairpur for the autopsy and other medical check-ups to determine the cause of the death and the alleged assault on the minor girl.
He, however, assured the relatives and people of the district that police teams would soon nab the culprits involved in the ghastly act. The initial medical reports confirmed that she was strangled to death after the brutal assault. No FIR was registered when this story was filed.