An investigation was initiated on Saturday by the police in Dadu after rumors surfaced that a minor girl was stoned to death in a remote village near Wahi Pindi.
Maulvi Mumtaz Leghari has been detained by the law enforcement agency, he performed the little girls funeral and has been detained because he hid the crime.
An FIR was lodged against six people, including Ali Nawaz, Sami, and four unidentified people. DSP said, “ the girl was a minor but her age has yet not been confirmed even by her parents”. He further said that the investigation is still in process.
Locals confirmed that the incident took place on November 21, they further stated that before the incident took place a jirga was formed where the leader gave the order to stone the minor girl to death and Maulvi Mumtaz then performed her funeral.
The victim’s parents told the police that their daughter died in an accident. The victim’s father Ali Baux Rind stated to the police that a part of the roof of their house fell on the girl’s head and she died.
DSP Pir Baux Chandio shared the victim’s father statement. He further said that it is not yet confirmed that if the girl was stoned to death or not. But rumors of the killing of the girl circulated the area.