GUJRAT: Unidentified suspects desecrated the body of a mentally challenged girl by exhuming it a day after she was buried in a graveyard of Chak Kamala village.
Reports said an 18-year old girl who was mentally and physically ill had died on Wednesday and was laid to rest in a local graveyard. Her family members visited the graveyard on Thursday and found the body lying nearby.
Police have registered a case against unidentified suspects under section 297 of Pakistan Penal Code on the report of Abdul Khaliq, a maternal uncle of the deceased, and started investigation.
A spokesman for the Gujrat police said a team of forensic experts collected evidence from the crime scene whereas DPO Umar Salamat had directed the SP investigation to monitor the case.