Apr 14, 2014

Convicted cannibal arrested for eating human flesh in Pakistan

Convicted cannibal arrested for eating human flesh in Bhakkar District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The district wPakistan. A man who had earlier been convicted for cannibalism along with his brother was once again arrested by police on Monday.

Police conducted a raid at the residence of Arif and Zaman on a tip off from neighbours and recovered the head of a child. Arif was arrested while Zaman remains at large and police are conducted raids for his arrest.

Brother Arif and Zaman were arrested three years ago for cannibalism and a case had been lodged against them on 11 April 2011 in the Darya Khan police station. The Darya Khan civil judge had sentenced the brothers to a one year jail term and Rs200,000 fine each.

The brothers were released from prison on 18 May 2013. The residents of the area protested against the release of the brothers who remained out of sight for some time. However, they returned home and once again started eat human flesh.