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Teenage Suspect In Murder And Sexual Assault Of A Minor Shot Dead By Police

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LAHORE: The prime suspect in the murder of a five-year-old after alleged sexual assault shot dead by the police.

a 17-year-old suspect dies in police encounter
17-year-old suspect dies in police encounter

According to details, a 17-year-old boy, who was the prime suspect in the murder of a five-year-old boy was shot and killed in a police encounter earlier today as he attempted to make a break for it.

However, earlier this month, autopsy reports confirmed that the 5 year-old victim, who was found on the roof of a mosque in Green Town on January 3 was sexually abused several times before strangled. The young suspect was subsequently, arrested and was being taken to his hearing today, when he tried to escape. During his frantic attempt he was shot by police. Additionally, seven more suspects were arrested in connection with the murder but the 17-year-old admitted to the offence and pleaded guilty.