Karachi- A one-and-a-half-year-old girl was raped before being strangled to death in Karachi, her autopsy report revealed today.

The minor's body was recovered from Nazimabad's Jalalabad area, within the remits of the Rizviya Police Station; however, it is not yet clear where the rape and murder took place.

Additional Police Surgeon Dr Rubina Hasan, who conducted the minor's autopsy, said she was subjected to sodomy. Liaquatabad Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Noorani said the family members of the victim claim, her body was found in a street outside her home. The police later recovered the body from her residence.

Further investigation into the matter is under way, with authorities on the hunt to nab the perpetrator.