It seems they were kidnapped and set ablaze, official says
The bodies of a woman and a twelve-year-old boy were found in an open plot much to the horror of people living near the link road in Gulshan-e-Hadeed in Karachi on Monday.
The bodies were found in the MDA Housing Society. They had been set on fire.
Two policemen, Abid Ali and Umair Munir, initially spotted the body of a woman and informed on 15 police helpline, Malir SSP Irfan Bahadur told Samaa Digital.
When a police team reached there, they found a pair of shoes, according to the Steel Town SHO Mumtaz Marwat. During the search, they found body of the boy in a nearby drain.
An initial examination led the police to understand that the woman could have been 28 and the boy about 12.
“The police could not get anything from the crime scene so it is difficult to ascertain their identity,” SSP Bahadur said.
The police will be working with the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee to try to find their families.
“It seems that they were kidnapped and then set ablaze on fire on the spot from,” SSP Bahadur added.
The bodies were sent to Jinnah hospital where the DNA samples were extracted.