KASUR: Nine people have been taken into custody in Chunian tehsil in the kidnapping and murder of three boys whose bodies were found on 17th September.
According to sources, DNA samples have been taken from the nine suspects, which will be sent for analysis. The police are focusing on people who left the area soon after the incident.
The police have used forensics to trace them. Investigators believe the murderer is from this area and knew the children, that might be the reason children went with him.
The parents of one of the missing boys believe one of the bodies is their son’s. They say the clothes match their son’s and the police have sent the clothes for testing for official identification.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken notice of the incident and called on the Additional IG to conduct a quick and impartial inquiry. The boys’ parents all said that they approached the police but were not helped in any way. The Punjab IG has been suspended the City Chunian police station DSP and SHO.
On 17th September, three bodies were found in Chunian. One was immediately identified as one of the missing boys. The child went missing a day before his body was found. Samples of the other two have been sent for DNA analysis.
Five children have been kidnapped from the area in the past couple of months and all were kidnapped within a one-kilometer radius.