District: Slain nurse laid to rest

Sialkot: The slain nurse on Tuesday was laid to rest in her native grave yard at village Ratta Jathol, Pasrur tehsil in presence hundreds of mourners from all walks of life. Police handed over dead body to grieved family for burial after autopsy.

Cantt police today declared that the slain nurse Madeeha Haneef (22 years old) of Government Nursing School Sialkot was raped before her murder, allegedly by her so-called lover and his other companions in Sialkot. There were many wounds of torture during rape on her body, the police added.

DSP Sialkot City Maqsud Ahmed Lone told the newsmen that during the preliminary investigation, the police have got several clues which revealed that the slain nurse had affairs with an unknown male and police have got several evidences that she was raped before her murder allegedly by her lover and his other companions, who later killed her by strangulating her throat.

He said that the police have also collected the data of all the incoming and outgoing calls from the mobile phone of the slain nurse. DSP City added that the police have reached very near to the accused killer and will arrest the accused very soon, in this regard. Meanwhile, the nurses at Government Nursing School Sialkot and Govt.

Allama Iqbal memorial DHQ Hospital Sialkot observed strike to mourn this brutal murder of their colleague and they demanded immediate arrest of the accused rapists-cum-killers.

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