Lahore man arrested for slitting throat of 7-year-old boy after raping him: police

LAHORE: The Lahore police arrested a man for the rape and murder of a seven-year-old boy in Green Town on Monday.

Police said two men raped and murdered the child. They said a search for the suspect’s accomplice is underway.

The seven-year-old’s body was found with his throat slit outside an empty plot in Green Town, the police said, adding that the suspect, Faraz, is a neighbour of the victim.

Faraz had told the child’s parents that their son had been killed in a road accident. The police then interrogated the neighbour, who later confessed to taking the child to an empty plot and raping him with another man.