FAISALABAD: Heartless man drowns three-year-old daughter for disturbing his sleep
''I used to spend sleepless nights because of her 'mischievous' activities.''
Recently, Pakistani media channels reported that a man in Faisalabad drowned his three-year-old daughter in the lake on Wednesday. Investigation into the matter revealed the shocking reason the man murdered his minor daughter: the child used to disturb his sleep.
Details of the Case Investigation
Police officials found out that the accused man spread a rumor that his daughter had been kidnapped to hide his crime initially. A police officer explained:
The accused also sent his brother, Zulfiqar, to lodge a first information report (FIR) at the Sandal Bar Police Station regarding the ‘missing child.
As soon as the FIR was filed, a search for the child was launched by the police, and her body was recovered from a lake in Gojra. As per the police, further investigation and interrogation into the matter after the body was found compelled Asif to confess his crime.
During the interrogation, the man — identified as Asif Javed — confessed to throwing his daughter, Kashaf, in the lake. Explaining the reasoning behind his actions, he said:
I used to spend sleepless nights because of her ‘mischievous’ activities.
Following the confession, Asif Javed was arrested for murdering his 3-year-old daughter by drowning her in the lake. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Mohammad Afzal also shared that the accused had two daughters, the youngest of whom is one-and-a-half years old. Now the police are looking into the whereabouts of the youngest daughter.
Note: This is a developing story. Any advancements made in the case will be updated in the article timely.
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