SIALKOT - The body of a missing child was found hanging with a tree in village Hamidpur at Chawinda, Pasrur here on Sunday.

Local farmer Muhammad Farooq’s 14 years old son Farhan was missing for the last one week. Some unknown accused killed the missing child by strangulating his throat with ropes, and hanged his body with a tree in the village. People found the body there and informed the family and police.

This incident created panic among the local people. Badiana police handed over the body to the grieved family for burial after autopsy held at Pasrur THQ hospital. The child was laid to rest in his native graveyard amid sobs and tears. A large number of the people from all walks of life attended the funeral.

The grieved family and heirs lodged a strong protest while keeping the body in the village. They urged Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to ensure early arrest of the killers. The clueless police have started investigation with no arrest in this regard. When contacted, DSP Sheikh Shahid Ikram said that the special police teams were raiding various places to ensure the early arrest of the accused.