Police arrest accused involved in infant’s killing on command of fake ‘faith healer’
SARGODHA: The police have arrested father along with six others, involved in the killing of 18 months old infant at the suggestion of a fake ‘faith healer’, ARY News reported on Monday.
As per details of the gruesome incident, Mutahir Rasool, the father of the deceased baby girl was asked to kill his 18-month-old daughter by the fake ‘faith healer’ as she was under influence of “evil spirit.”
The police have arrested the father along with six other accused, involved in killing of infant and registered a case against them.
When the dead body was brought to District Headquarters Teaching Hospital Sargodha by the parents, the doctors found old cuts on her arms and alerted the police.
Tahir Rasool had divorced his wife six months ago and kept daughter with him forcefully, the local police said.
The police said investigation into the matter is underway and facts will be revealed soon into the incident.
Back in 2014, a man namely, Nadeem, had slaughtered his relatives children on command of a fake ‘faith healer’ in Abbottabad.
Two children whose bodies were brought to PIMS Hospital were identified as Umair and Qadir. One of the child, Zain, was admitted to a Tehsil Hospital in critical condition.
Dr. Aisha at the PIMS hospital, had said the necks of all three children were slit. Two were dead and the third was operated upon at the hospital.
Accused Nadeem was childless and the fake’ faith healer’ had asked him to bring blood of a child so his problem could be solved.