Two mentally challenged boys raped in Bahawalpur, suspects held

Three suspects have been held


Babar Naveed September 08, 2016
Mudassar, 15, was assaulted by the bus conductor as both cleaned the bus. STOCK IMAGE

LAHORE: Two mentally challenged boys were reportedly raped in Bahawalpur on Wednesday, with police arresting three persons in connection with the incidents.

Mudassar, 15, student of a special education centre in a village located in 10/bc was allegedly raped by Imran, 30, when the two were cleaning the facility's bus together.

The conductor asked the boy to help him in cleaning the bus, and raped him when all other boys had left the scene, said police official Allah Ditta at Baghdadul Jadid police station.

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Police said an FIR had been registered against the main suspect on behalf of EDO Aftab Ahmed Peerzada and the boy's father. The DNA samples of Imran and another suspect Arsalan were also sent to a forensic in Lahore, with a report expected on Friday.

In a separate incident, an 11-year-old mentally challenged boy from Satellite Town was sexually assaulted while on way to school near Himiyatian Chowk.

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Police managed to arrest the suspect and registered a case against him on the complaint of the boy’s father.

According to a statement issued by EDO office, the boy was shifted to Bahawal Victoria Hospital for an examination where reports confirmed he had been raped.

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