MUZAFARGARH: At least 5 suspects have been arrested in the Sonya self immolation case, Aaj News reported.
The main suspect in the case SHO Muneer Chand has been arrested. Two of the suspects have been sent to the police on physical remand.
Investigation on the case sped up after Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, visited Sonia’s family and assured them of justice.
On Wednesday, the CM visited her family in Dinpura village, where he gave the family his personal mobile number, local media reported.
Sonia Bibi, 20, daughter Muhammad Ramzan Dasti, a resident of Dastiwala committed self-immolation in protest against the police inaction and delay in legal action against three cops who allegedly raped her.
The rape victim, who on Tuesday set self ablaze in front of Muzaffargarh City Police station, succumbed to her burns in Nishtar Hospital.