RAHIM YAR KHAN: Two men allegedly tried to rape their aunt in Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday.
An official of Iqbal Abad police station told Express News that D* and his brother barged into the house of their aunt S* in Chak No 77-P while she was alone.
He added the accused tried to sexually assault the woman and also beat her. However, S* raised a hue and cry and people from the neighbourhood reached the spot to catch the culprits. However, the accused managed to flee.
A police official said both the culprits were nephews of the victim and barged into the house with the intention to rape her. A case has been registered against the suspects on complaint of the victim.
Meanwhile, the police claimed to have arrested the suspect.
Earlier, a man attempted to rape an 11-year-old boy in Lahore’s Ghaziabad area.
Police said Ghulam Shabbir, who teaches the Quran to children in the area, sent the boy to a shop after his lesson ended. He asked the 11-year-old to feed the chickens on his return. Once alone, he attempted to rape the boy.
The suspect took a step back after the boy started screaming. He released the victim only after he promised to keep this episode a secret.
*names changed to protect identity
Published in The Express Tribune, August 3rd, 2018.