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Missing youth found murdered over `honour`

By Our Correspondent 2022-09-19
TOBA TEK SINGH: A youth who had been missing for the last five days was found murdered, allegedly over `honour`, in fields near Abdul Hakim town of Khanewal district.

The police claimed to have arrested the prime suspect and his three accomplices using geofencing technology.

According to Arrouti police, Barkat Ali of Pirmahal tehsil`s Mouza Joosa went missing five days ago. His family kept searching for him but to no avail. They reported the matter to police. On Sunday, Arrouti police recovered his body dumped in the fields near Abdul Hakim.

Police said as per initial investigation, Barkat had developed relations with amarried woman, a resident of Abdul Hakim.

However, the woman`s husband got wind of the affair and when Barkat arrived at his house, he and his three accomplices nabbed him.

The police said the suspects murdered the youth and dumped his body in fields near the town.

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