Minor girl allegedly sexually assaulted

Police register a case under Section 376 of Pakistan Penal Code

Our Correspondent July 12, 2021
The age of the victims, who have identified the suspect after the arrest, ranged between 10 and 12 years. REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE


A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Bhakkar and the suspect fled when her condition deteriorated.

However, police arrested the suspect Arsalan Ali a few hours later. A case has been registered in Darya Khan police station. Evidence is being collected by the district police after which the suspect will be presented in a court.

DPO Bhakkar Rana Tahir Rehman Khan took notice of the incident and issued orders to the local police to register a case immediately.

SHO Inspector Shafiullah Khan and his team registered a case under Section 376 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) in Darya Khan police station.

The suspect Arsalan Ali, resident of Jhok Qalandar Bakhsh, was arrested a few hours after he fled.

The district police officer said that evidence was being collected against the suspect.

Earlier this year in May, a young girl was sexually assaulted after being lured on the pretext of giving a job, while a teenager thwarted a rape attempt in Dijkot.

Faisal Nawaz, a resident of D-Type Colony, infprmed the police that his 26-year-old sister was called to Douglaspura by the suspect Qaiser on the pretext of giving her a job.

Nawaz said, “The victim was taken to a house where an unknown person was already present with a weapon. He raped my sister at gunpoint.


Published in The Express Tribune, July 12th, 2021.


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