MULTAN: A man allegedly tried to rape his aunt in Multan, Express News reported.
A police official said that F*, a resident of Iqra Town, submitted a complaint at the police station, stating that her nephew Nadeem barged into her house when she was alone.
The woman added that the suspect grabbed her and took her into a room with the intention of sexually assaulting her. She mentioned the culprit tore her clothes and also beat her.
The victim pointed out that when she raised a hue and cry, people from the neighbourhood reached the spot. F* maintained when the accused saw people approaching, he fled the scene.
Meanwhile, police have registered a case on the complaint of the woman and are conducting raids to arrest him.
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