VEHARI/ BAHAWALNAGAR: Two sisters were physically assaulted and burnt with an electric iron in Multan’s Danewal area on Saturday.
Police told Express News that Surayya Bibi, a widow residing in Christian Mohalla D-Block, stated in her complaint that she was at home with her sister Jameela Bibi when two masked men entered their house and locked the main door from the inside.
She added the two men started beating her up and when her younger sister came to her aid, she too was assaulted. She maintained the accused had brought an iron with them as well and after heating it up, they burnt their bodies with it, leaving scars.
Both men fled a while later, leaving both the sisters badly hurt, locking the main door from the outside.
Soon after the incident, neighbours shifted both the sisters to the District Headquarter Hospital for treatment.
Man beaten to death with sticks
Meanwhile, SHO Danewal said that the culprits behind the incident will be arrested soon.
In another incident, two policemen were suspended from duty and later arrested after they reportedly raped their female colleague in Chak-15 Gajyani of Chishtian city in Bahawalnagar.
The first information report (FIR) filed by the rape victim stated one of the accused, Head Constable Faheem, took her to a house in Chak 15 Gajyani on the pretext of arresting a female criminal.
The complainant said when they reached the house Assistant Sub Inspector Kashif was already present there. The constable said that the accused drugged her first and then raped her also making a video of the crime.
Later, she said, they blackmailed her with the video. Faheem also proposed that the blackmailing could stop if she married him, the victim added.
She also said Faheem had harassed her at various instances, but she disregarded him. However, after the incident, she filed a complaint, following which Bahawalnagar DPO Ata-ur-Rehman suspended the accused and they were later arrested.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 29th, 2018.
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