Nine-year-old girl allegedly raped in Thikriwala

Police registered case and conducted raids to arrest accused


Our Correspondent April 27, 2022
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THEKRI WALA:

A nine-year-old child and a woman were allegedly raped.

Police registered cases and started raids to arrest the accused.

According to police report, a nine-year-old child, a resident of 66 Fata Bazaar area of Millat Town Police Station, had been playing in the street when accused Ahmed lured her and took her to his Dera where he allegedly raped her.

In the other incident, a resident of Rasool Nagar area of Ghulam Muhammadabad had been waiting for a passenger van to return home from a market when an acquaintance of her, Arif Ali, passed by her on a motorcycle.

Arif Ali stopped his motorcycle and offered the victim a lift home which she accepted, but the accused took her to an unknown location where he allegedly raped her.

Meanwhile, an accused attempted to rape a girl child, but the girl thwarted the attempt by raising an alarm upon which the accused escaped.

Just a couple of days ago a man, along with his friend, allegedly raped his former daughter-in-law in Gujrat and tortured her due to which she died.

The suspects allegedly broke into the house of the victim in Nowshera Jalalpur Jattan village, raped her and then tortured her. The victim was shifted to the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital.

Upon receiving the report of the incident, Sadar Jalalpur Jattan Police Station lodged a rape case on the complaint of Lubna, a sister of the victim, against Fazal and an unknown accomplice of his under Section 375 ATP on April 13, but Uzma died a few days later.

According to the plaintiff, the victim had been divorced by her husband nearly five years ago after which she was living in Nowshera Jalalpur Jattan.

Her neighbour Ghazala had alerted the rescue service personnel about the incident who had shifted her to the hospital in a critical condition. She also made video recordings of the incident which had been given to the police and media.

The victim had adopted her sister’s son, eight-year-old Ali Raza.

According to a spokesman for Gujrat Police, the accused Fazal had been arrested and investigation started.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 27th, 2022.

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