The suspect arrested in the rape and murder case of four-year-old Asma in Mardan on Wednesday confessed to killing the minor girl.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Mardan Regional Police Officer (RPO) Dr. Mian Saeed said that suspect 15-year-old Muhammad Nabi was a relative of the deceased.
The Mardan RPO said that the accused strangled death the minor girl of trying to scream.
He said that a friend of the accused was also taken into custody and investigation was underway.
Dr. Saeed went on to say that the fingerprint traces of the suspect were found on the neck of the Asma.