NANKANA SAHIB: The police recovered body of five-year-old missing girl from a nullah and arrested the murderer, stated to be her first cousin today.

According to details, five-year-old Asifa went missing two days ago near her residence in Mangtanwala of Nankana Sahib.

The police over suspicion arrested Kashif, first cousin of the missing girl and during interrogation he admitted killing Asifa to revenge the taunting of his uncle (Asifa’s father) abducted, strangled her and threw the body in nullah.

The police over information provided by the culprit recovered the body from nullah and shifted it to hospital for postmortem. Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the murderer and investigation was in progress.