Lahore- A nurse's body was found from Lahore's Sherakot area today, who police said was killed after being raped.

According to a private TV channel, the nurse was an employee of Lahore's Mayo Hospital and went missing after completion of her shift on January 31. The Medical Superintendent of Mayo Hospital could not be reached.

Police said the nurse was abducted while she was on her way back to her residence. Police said the accused took the body in an ambulance to a morgue, but upon refusal from the authorities there, he dumped it and escaped. Police claim to have identified the culprit for whom a search is under way.

Sherakot Police Station has accepted an application filed by the victim's family and said that a first information report (FIR) would soon be registered in this regard.