Three minors were allegedly sexually assaulted in the city.
According to the police report, Zahra Bibi, a resident of Chak No 559GB had filed a complaint in this regard stating that in the wee hours of June 3, her 14-year-old daughter fell ill and was rushed to the hospital due to bleeding.
Doctors diagnosed that the victim was four months pregnant, the complainant added. The victim said that she was caught and raped by Zahid Naseer and Bega Bashir four months ago while going near 559 GB Abadi Bhattian Boys Primary School.
As a result, she became pregnant on which Landianwala police registered a case under section 376(Punishment for rape) Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).
Separately, Samar Bibi, a resident of Usman Town, Sargodha Road, bought a mattress from a private company, which had a warranty, and the mattress broke down a few months later.
Upon which a complaint was lodged and Ahmed Afzal, a resident of Yusuf Town from said company visited the house of Samra Bibi. Afzal allegedly sexually assaulted Samra’s 10-year-old daughter. Sargodha Road police conducted operation and booked the suspect under Section 376 PPC.
Meanwhile, the 16-year-old son of Zulfiqar, was lured and taken to crops by suspects Majid alias Maju and two others in Nishadabad area of 51 JB Sajjadan where they molested him. Nishatabad police registered a case under Section 377 PPC and started searching for the suspects.
(THE VICTIMS’ IDENTITIES HAVE NOT BEEN DISCLOSED AS A MATTER OF POLICY)
Published in The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2021.
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