SIALKOT: An 11-year-old boy escaped a rape attempt in Sialkot on Sunday.
An official from Sambrial police station told Express News that T* was on his way to the mosque to offer prayers when accused Tayyab and Sufyan abducted him.
He maintained that the culprits took him to an abandoned house situated in the vicinity and tried to sexually assault him.
However, when the victim raised a hue and cry, it attracted the attention of others in the area who rushed to help him.
After spotting people approaching, the accused escaped from the spot. Meanwhile, police have registered a case against the suspects and have opened investigations.
Six-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Sialkot
Earlier, in a similar incident, a seven-year-old girl escaped a rape attempt in Rahim Yar Khan.
Reportedly H*, a resident of Mohallah Ghareebabad, was outside her house when 20-year-old Salman, a resident of Rahimabad, abducted her.
The accused took the victim to a nearby spot and tried to rape her. In the meantime, H* raised a hue and cry. After hearing her screams, people from the neighbourhood rushed to the spot and caught the culprit red-handed, foiling the rape attempt.
*Name withheld to protect identity.