DASKA - Daska Saddar police have arrested an abductor-cum-rapist-cum-assassin, namely Waqas Zakir, for victimising a seven-year-old child, Ghulam Murtaza, of Naanokey village last Monday, the Sialkot district police officer told newsmen on Saturday.

Syed Mohsin Ali said that Ghulam Murtaza had gone missing on December 27 and his dead body was found from fields in the village.  The police used scientific methods of investigation and arrested the accused. Waqas Zakir confessed to having kidnapped, assaulted and slew the boy. He said he killed him to conceal his sin.  The DPO also told the media that a blind murder mystery of November 14 had been resolved. Speaking about this case, he said that Yasmeen had killed her spouse Muhammad Anwar with the help of Muhammad Waqas, her co-accused. He further said the two had been arrested. They had thrown the dead body in a field in Bharokey-Daska village.

The DPO also claimed to have busted a gang of robbers who used to dupe filling stations wearing police uniforms. Nasir and Khalid had looted over two dozen filling stations in Sialkot, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura districts. They had killed two security guards of CNG stations in Sialkot and Pasrur. The DPO announced cash prizes and commendatory certificates for the police party. Daska DSP Sufi Muhammad Sarwar and senior member Sialkot District Peace Committee Zafar Malik were also present on the occasion.