Body of Italian citizen exhumed on court orders

24 Apr, 2018 10:58 pm

GUJRAT (92 News) – An Italian citizen of Pakistani origin is believed to have been killed in Gujrat by her father, a brother and an uncle for planning to marry a man of her choice.

The family had reported a death from natural causes and buried the girl. However, local police were alerted after the Italian media highlighted the matter.

The police then applied for and were granted permission to exhume the body.

Deputy Superintendent Irfanul Haq Sulehria told 92 News an autopsy had been requested.

The father of the deceased has been a local government councillor.

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