20-year-old girl gang raped in Jhang

S* went to the fields for work when accused abducted and took her to an abandoned place


Our Correspondent March 22, 2019
PHOTO: FILE

JHANG: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped in Jhang on Thursday.

The victim’s father F*, a resident of Chak No 254-GB, told the police that his daughter S*, had gone to the fields. He stated that while she was there, four culprits identified as Jamshed, Allah Ditta, Muhammad Sami and Imran abducted her.

He said that the suspects took her to an abandoned place and sexually abused her. F* stated that when he and other villagers went to search for the girl, they found her unconscious while her clothes had been torn.

The victim’s father demanded the police and authorities arrest the accused and award them stern punishment for committing the barbaric act.

Meanwhile, local police claimed to have arrested one of the rapists and registered a case under section 376 against them. Raids were being conducted to apprehend other suspects.

On March 20, a seven-year-old boy was reportedly sexually assaulted in Gojra tehsil.

Police said M*, a resident of Ansar Colony, went to a playground situated in the area. Sajid, a resident of Imran Park area, reached the spot and took him inside a school situated near the playground. The suspect tore the victim’s clothes and allegedly sexually abused him.

 

*Names withheld to protect identity

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