DARYA KHAN: Police despatched two convicted cannibal brothers to the tehsil headquarters hospital for coronavirus take a look at in Darya Khan on Thursday.
The person-eating siblings, Arif and Farman, had been later despatched again from the hospital as a result of unavailability of testing kits on the facility.
The duo had been shifted to Darya Khan Police Station from Mianwali Jail upon the completion of their jail time period.
Official sources mentioned they had been despatched to the Bhakkar District Jail for a month after worry unfold amongst native individuals upon studies of their launch.
Each brothers had been arrested for consuming corpses in 2011, punished after which rearrested in 2014 for an additional act of cannibalism and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Anti-Terrorism Courtroom in Sargodha.
Reportedly, in 2011 they dug up the physique of a younger girl and consumed it. Once more in 2014, they had been discovered responsible of exhuming the corpse of a minor boy for a similar function. A primary data report (FIR) was lodged towards the accused beneath the Upkeep of Public Order (MPO) regulation’s Part 16, and Pakistan Penal Code’s (PPC) Sections 295(A), 297 and 201, in Darya Khan Police Station after the devoured physique elements of the victims had been recovered from their residence.
The siblings had been arrested and tried beneath terrorism expenses as no regulation exists to criminalise and penalise cannibalism within the nation.
A invoice was tabled by then legislators Dr Nikhat Shakeel Khan, Sheikh Salahuddin, Muhammad Muzamil Qureshi and Kishwer Zehra to outlaw cannibalism, which is pending earlier than a standing committee to this point.
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, March 27th, 2020.