The Dera Ghazi Khan District Police Officer (DPO) Atif Nazir told reporters at a press conference on Thursday that the police have traced out and arrested the rapist and murderer of a minor girl with the help of a DNA test report. The case revolved around the rape and murder of an eight year old girl Mehreen who went missing on April 3 while she was on her way to buy a book from her village bookstore. Her body was found the next day in a field in the Gugoo area nearby. The initial medico-legal reports stated that she was strangled to death after being raped. According to the DPO a team comprising of DSP Riaz Bokhari, Inspector Amar Yasir and Sub Inspector Ibrar had traced out and arrested the murderer with the help of “scientific methods” and technology. During the course of investigation, DNA tests were performed on as many as 100 suspects and samples taken from the victim were examined for a match with them.