A young girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in the city on Tuesday.
According to the police report, the youth was carrying food for her father in the fields. The victim’s father, a resident of Chak No 36/4L, Okara, was working in the fields. The young girl was on her way when the suspect identified as Rashid allegedly grabbed her and forcibly took her to a nearby location. Rashid allegedly sexually assaulted the young girl. Shahbhoor police station registered a case against the alleged rapist.
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Sexual violence against women and girls was rampant across the province.
On February 28, a woman was sexually assaulted in Chak Jhumra. The 20-year-old woman, the daughter of Muhammad Naveed, and a resident of 330GB, was sexually assaulted by unknown persons at gunpoint after they barged into her house.
When the victim’s condition deteriorated, she was taken to a hospital. On January 21, it was revealed that a teenage girl became pregnant after allegedly being raped by unknown persons in Chak Jhumra. The 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by unknown persons who abandoned her when her condition deteriorated.
(THE VICTIMS’ IDENTITIES HAVE NOT BEEN DISCLOSED AS A MATTER OF POLICY)
Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2021.
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