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CJP Orders Exhumation, Autopsy of 7-Year Old Rape Victim

Islamabad (April 07, 2018) The Chief Justice of Pakistan on Saturday directed to exhume the body of the seven-year-old girl who was raped before being killed in Jaranwala tehsil of Faisalabad district in order to conduct another autopsy.

The decision was taken by the chief justice of Pakistan who was heading a two-member bench hearing a suo moto case against the rape and killing of a seven year old girl in district Faisalabad.The chief justice directed the MS Allied Hospital Faisalabad to exhume the body of the girl in the supervision of judicial magistrate and conduct another post mortem.

The IGP Punjab informed the court during the hearing that they are carrying out the investigations from all aspects and the petitioners are satisfied with the progress of the investigations.The chief justice, however said that it is not the petitioner but the court and state who should be satisfied over the progress of the case.

The petitioners counsel also raised objection on the post-mortem report during the proceedings on which the chief justice not only summoned the forensic report but also summoned the prosecutor general on next hearing to submit progress in investigations.

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