Karachi woman ‘raped’ after being lured by PUBG partner in Lahore

Victim says accused befriended her on popular online video game and asked her to visit him in Punjab capital


Muhammad Shehzad November 29, 2021
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LAHORE:

A woman, hailing from Karachi, was allegedly sexually assaulted multiple times after she visited Lahore on false promises of marriage and job.

The victim in a first information report (FIR) registered with the North Cantt police station on Monday said that she befriended a man identified as Haris through the online video game, PUBG.

She said the accused lured her into visiting him in Lahore on promise of marriage and added that she arrived in the Punjab capital last week and lived with him for three days.

The victim claimed that the accused raped her multiples times and abandoned her after she insisted for marriage.

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The complainant said later she was approached by two suspects, identified by her as Hassan and Waheed, while she was waiting at Lahore railway station and offered her job.

“They took me to a hotel in Ichra where they sexually assaulted me,” she told the police.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar while taking notice of the incident directed the Lahore CCPO to submit a report.

Lahore CCPO Fayyaz Dev said an investigation team headed by the SP cantonment was formed to arrest the suspects.

He said police were searching for the accused using hotel records, CCCTV cameras and other sources.

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