Suspect confesses to murder, attempted rape -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Suspect confesses to murder, attempted rape

Karachi: Kaleem Ahmed, an accused involved in a rape case of a teenage girl confessed that he had killed Sonia after attempting to rape her due to fear.

Ahmed was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate South recorded his confessional statement under section 164 (power to record statements and confession) that he had killed 14-year-old Sonia and dumped her body in the bushes.

In his statement he said that he tried to rape Sonia but after her resistance he strangled her and put the piece of cloth in her mouth consequently she died. He pleaded that he first kidnapped her and later took her to an unknown place where he tried to rape her.

She screamed and resisted due to which he throttled her The court after recording the statement adjourned the case with the direction to the Investigation Officer to submit charge-sheet against the accused as he had himself admitted the offence.

Ahmed, an accused said to have asked the teenage girl to come along with him to an unidentified place. She, however, refused to go. He later forcibly took her to unknown places where he tried to rape her but failed due to her resistance.

Source: The News

Date:4/26/2011