Fake pir ar­rested in Dera Ghazi Khan for killing 12-year-old

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DERA GHAZI KHAN: A fake pir (faith healer) was ar­rested for al­legedly tor­tur­ing and then stran­gling a 12-yearold boy to death in Dera Ghazi Khan on Thurs­day, the po­lice said.

Ac­cord­ing to the boy’s fam­ily, the pir, iden­ti­fied as Ei­jaz Hus­sain, was well-known in the district. “Our son wasn’t do­ing well for few days so we de­cided to take him to the pir to rid him of su­per­nat­u­ral in­flu­ence,” the vic­tim’s fa­ther said.

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