GUJRANWALA: A girl has allegedly been repeatedly raped for the last three months in Gujranwala’s Civil Lines area, police told Express News on Tuesday.
A police official said that victim’s mother T*, a resident of Ameer Park, lodged a complaint at the police station in which she stated that she works as a maid in the area.
She added accused Mohsin had been allegedly sexually abusing her 20-year-old daughter R* at gunpoint for the last three months while she was alone in the house.
The woman stated in her complaint that as a result of the repeated rape, her daughter had become pregnant. She said the accused also threatened her and the daughter of dire consequences if they did not withdraw the case filed against him.
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Meanwhile, the police shifted the girl to a local hospital for a medical examination. Doctors at the health facility confirmed that the victim was raped and two months pregnant. The police have registered an FIR against the accused and started investigations.
Earlier on June 27, 2018, a seven-year-old girl was subjected to sexual assault in Faisalabad’s Islampura area.
Police said that the victim, H*, went to a shop owned by 50-year-old Faqeer Hussain to buy some items. When the girl reached the shop, Hussain forcibly took her to his house and raped her. After committing the heinous act, the suspect escaped from the scene, leaving the girl injured.
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When the victim raised a hue and cry, people from the neighbourhood reached the spot and shifted her to a local hospital for treatment. Later, the suspect was taken into custody by police.
*Names withheld to protect identity
Published in The Express Tribune, September 19th, 2018.
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