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Pakistan

Web Desk
February 26, 2020

Boy found dead inside lion's cage at Safari Park Lahore

Pakistan

Web Desk
Wed, Feb 26, 2020
Photo: mapio

LAHORE: An 18-year-old boy who had been missing for the past three days  was found dismembered inside a lion's cage   at the city's Safari Park, Geo News reported on Wednesday.

Identified as Bilal by local media, the boy had been reported missing two days ago but his family came forward to search for him in the park earlier today, the park administration said.

According to Safari Park Lahore Director Chaudhry Shafqat, the teen's body parts were discovered after the family contacted park administration in this regard on Wednesday morning.

Shafqat said the incident was brought to his knowledge earlier today.

Police investigation revealed that the boy had climbed the fence and entered into the park to cut grass.

Bilal's uncle was an employee of the park, police said, adding that while he was cutting grass the lions attacked him.

The police claim to have found a sickle, grass and human remains from the site, adding that the incident took place two days ago.