Man ‘wore a burka to lure 11-year-old boy away to rape and murder him because he knew the child would not walk off with a man’ in Abu Dhabi

A man disguised himself in a burka in order to lure an 11-year-old boy whom he then raped and strangled to death, according to police in Abu Dhabi.

The accused was aware that the boy would not accompany him if he knew he was a man, the Gulf News reported.

The suspect, a Pakistani immigrant to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, is said to be known to the family of the victim, whose father is Pakistani and mother is Russian.