The body of a university student, who had gone missing five days ago, was found on Wednesday, reported a private media outlet.
Initial postmortem of the woman, who was a student of MA English, has revealed evidence indicating she had been subjected to rape before being killed.
According to the authorities, the body also bore marks of torture.
The student had not returned home from her university earlier this week, after which her worried family had registered an FIR with the local police. No trace of her found was found until her body was recovered a day ago.
According to the family of the slain female student, she was a hardworking student and had recently won a laptop under the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and, in this regard, has sought a report from the authorities concerned.