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Second Pakistani arrested for cannibalism: Officials

Published on Apr 15, 2014 4:02 PM
 

LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistani police on Tuesday arrested a second man suspected along with his brother of eating a newborn baby whose head was found at their home, officials said.

Farman Ali was detained a day after police arrested his brother Mohammad Arif following the grisly discovery at their house in a remote district in Punjab province.

The pair had been arrested for eating human corpses in the same village in 2011 and served two years in prison in a case that shocked Pakistan.

Arif has told police that Ali stole the body of the two-day-old child from a graveyard in Darya Khan village, around 300km south of Islamabad, before they cooked and ate it.

 
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