5 Feb 2023
Rawalpindi, Punjab (Pakistan)
The victim was found dead in a house under suspicious circumstances. Her social name was not reported.
The body of a transgender person was found hanging in a house situated within the limits of Sadiqabad police station in Rawalpindi, Express News reported on Sunday.
The transgender person, who is yet to be identified, was found dead under mysterious circumstances. Police suspect that the victim was murdered and said that they are searching for a unidentified suspect who was last seen with the victim. A first information report (FIR) of the murder has been registered on the complaint of the incharge of the residence for transgender persons.
The transgender community in Pakistan continues to face a large number of challenges, including incidents of violence and discrimination against transgender [people].