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Pakistan Makes Arrests After Killing, Mutilation Of Transgender Person


Pakistani media are reporting that two suspects have been detained in Peshawar after a transgender woman was shot dead and her body mutilated.

Police Superintendent Cantt Waseem Riaz told Dawn newspaper on August 17 the victim had been shot dead the night before and that her body was then hacked to pieces.

The newspaper reported that one of the suspects was arrested early on August 17 carrying a bag of body parts that were determined to belong to the victim, identified only as Nazo.

Full story: rferl.org

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