Boy's head found in home of convicted Pakistani cannibals

MULTAN, Pakistan Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:46am EDT

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MULTAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani police re-arrested a convicted cannibal on Monday after finding a young boy's head in his home.

Mohammad Arif, 35, and his brother Mohammad Farman, 30, from the small town of Darya Khan in central Pakistan, served two years in jail for cannibalism and were released last year.

Police said the two had dug up more than 100 corpses from the local graveyard and eaten them.

"Residents informed police after a stench emanated from the house of the two brothers. We raided the house on Monday morning and found the head of a young boy," a district police chief, Ameer Abdullah, told Reuters.

"We have arrested one of the brothers, Mohammad Arif, and are conducting raids for the arrest of the other brother."

Police were searching nearby graveyards to see if they had been disturbed, he said.

(Reporting by Asim Tanveer Writing by Syed Raza Hassan; Editing by Katharine Houreld and Nick Macfie)

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Comments (3)
Deke218 wrote:
This is very disturbing. These two should spend life in an insane asylum.

Apr 17, 2014 1:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
REnninga wrote:
This is exactly why I avoid Pakistani cuisine.

Apr 17, 2014 1:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
umkomazi wrote:
To get to Pakistan you need to be able to time-travel…back about 600 years to the Middle Ages!

They have a medieval outlook on religion, they live like peasants, are barely above subsistence level….should merge with their fellow Dark Ages chums in Afghanistan…

Apr 18, 2014 7:23am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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