10 Feb 2022
Taxila, Punjab (Pakistan)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/10-Feb-2022/Bunty
Bunty's naked body was found in her room by a friend. She had been stabbed to death after being sexually assaulted.
TAXILA: A transgender person was murdered after being sexually assaulted in the Ahmednagar area in the limits of Wah Saddar police station on Thursday.
Police sources, quoting members of the transgender community, said that Nadeem alias Bunty, who hailed from Sialkot, lived in a rented room. One of Bunty’s friends went to her room on Thursday and found her lying naked in a pool of blood. The friend then informed police about the incident.
Bunty’s body was shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Taxila for an autopsy. Police said that a preliminary medical examination revealed that Bunty was stabbed to death after being sexually assaulted.
According to a police spokesman, City Police Officer Omar Saeed Malik took notice of the murder and constituted a team, led by the SP Potohar, to investigate the matter. The spokesman said the team had begun investigation by geo-fencing the area and checking mobile call data of the deceased, along with footage of CCTV cameras installed in nearby buildings.
Another transgender person, identified as Babuli, was shot dead in the same area on April 8 last year while she was on her way back home.