Quoting the boy's classmates, the police said that the teacher had allegedly done so because "he had failed to memorise his lesson."
The case in the mountainous northern region of Kohistan has attracted international attention since it first emerged in 2012, when a local cleric was accused of ordering the deaths of male and female guests filmed at a wedding.
The family of Nimrita Amarta Maher Chandani — a BDS final-year student at the SMBBMU in Larkana, who was found dead in her hostel room — has refuted earlier reports that the student committed suicide and demanded a "transparent investigation" into the circumstances of her death.
The remains of at least three of the four children who went missing from Kasur over the past 75 days were found on Tuesday, the police said, confirming that all three were brutally raped before being buried underground, according to Geo News.
A professor at the SMBBMU has also claimed that the victim was worried regarding some issue in her personal life and had spoken to the him several times.
Nimrita Kumari's body was found on Sept.16 hanging from the ceiling fan in her hostel room at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University in Larkana.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar told reporters that 27-year-old suspect, Sohail Shahzad, has been identified through scientific investigation into the case using polygraphic and DNA tests.
The application “Mera Bacha Alert” would be connected with Pakistan Citizen Portal so that the progress on any case, including the recovery of the child, could be monitored, a press release issued by the PM Office Media Wing said.
In the video, the suspect, identified as Yaqoob, was seen tying the children upside down and then proceeding to brutalise them over their insistence to meet their mother. The suspect, a close relative of the family, was asked to look after the children.
Presently serving at the Lahore General Hospital in Lahore, Dr Fawad was allegedly notorious for running an organ trade network in various parts of Punjab, an official said. He said the team returned when it learnt that Dr Fawad had already left his home to avoid arrest.