Madeeha case: Perpetrators to be arrested soon, says Shehryar Afridi
PESHAWAR: State Minister for Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi on Tuesday said that occurrence of inhuman incidents in society had become a big challenge for the state, government and civil society, adding the government was taking stringent measures to put a permanent end to such abhorrent incidents in society. He expressed these views during his visit to the home of seven-year old Madeeha who was brutally killed in Surro Khel area in Hangu. Sheryar Afridi visited locality to show solidarity with victim’s family and offered fateha for the departed soul. He said that strenuous efforts were being made to arrest killers of Madeeha and added that the government was in favor of public hanging of perpetrators of such barbaric incidents. He assured the family of the victim to complete the investigation process into the incident with help of modern technology to expose the real accused and award them exemplary punishment for this inhuman act. Accompanied by DIG Kohat Tayyab Hafeez Cheema, the federal minister later talking to media said he had arrived at Surro Khel on the directives of the Prime Minister. It was highly regrettable, the minister said that usually relatives or acquainted people were found involved in such cases, thus parents should also keep eye on surrounding for safety of their children, he added. He directed the police to arrest the killers at the earliest. – APP