KARACHI: Another case was lodged against Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Salman Mujahid Baloch in Karachi. FIR number was registered with the Taimuria police station on behalf of a young girl who had earlier accused Baloch of sexual assault and blackmailing.
The girl claimed that Baloch had threatened her and her family, after sexually assaulting her and demanding Rs4 million extortion money from her family. Earlier, a similar FIR was registered against Baloch by the girl's brother at Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station.
Woman accuses MQM-P leader of sexual assault, blackmail
She has accused MQM-P MNA Salman Mujahid Baloch of raping her in a hotel room in Islamabad.
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According to the suspected victim, Baloch tricked her through a job proposal and raped her when she turned up at his hotel room in the federal capital. Later, he apologised and promised to get married to her.
The girl claimed that the MQM-P leader also had the whole episode recorded on tapes, which was being used to blackmail her for money, adding that her brother had also been abducted and tortured in this regard.
Human rights activist Sarim Burney has also highlighted the issue in the media. He said the girl had told him that Baloch had lodged a fake first information report (FIR) against her for marrying someone else.