BUREWALA-A youth allegedly shot dead a six-year-old child after sodomising him here at Mumtazabad in Mauza Saldera Hatar on Monday.

According to the police, Javed Iqbal Shah, father of the affected child, resident of village Mauza Saldera Hatar, told the Fateh Shah Police that his six-year-old son studied at a local seminary along with Yousaf and Azhar, who also live in the same Mohallah, adding that his son used to often visit their house. Mr Shah said that as usual his son went to Azhar’s house where he allegedly sodomised the child. However, the accused shot the affected child dead when he threatened to tell his parents about the incident. Later, the accused threw his dead body at the bank of Khadar Canal and fled away. The Fateh Shah Police have registered a case under section 302 / 34,/201 / 377 PPC and started investigation.