Police have killed a man accused of raping a dead body of a teenage girl in Thatta district, in an alleged encounter, ARY News reported.

As per reports, the Sindh police had earlier detained accused Rafique Chandio for committing an abominable act.

“Accused Rafique Chandio tried to escape from police detention. He opened fire at policemen at Babra Mori near Gharo, and was killed in the counter fire,” police said.


SSP Thatta said that the encounter happened at Babra Mori. “This man had become a symbol of terror for the local people,” SSP said. “Some political people were exerting pressure on the family of the girl and police to avoid action against him,” SSP said.

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Special Assistant to CM Sindh Sadiq Memon on Saturday confirmed that the police has arrested the man who allegedly dug up a teenage girl’s dead body and sexually assaulted it.

The 14-year-old girl’s body was taken out of her grave after it was buried at a local graveyard on Friday. The body was then raped.

The man dumped the body in the bushes after sexually abusing it and ran away.