The DNA report of members of the Border Military Police, who had allegedly raped five women, has blamed one official – Ahmed Zafar – for raping Salma*, Express News reported Tuesday.
Three suspects – Amjad Ali, Zafar and Naveed Iqbal – had been arrested, while two others are at large. The victims identified the fourth suspect as Majeed Leghari.
BMP Commandant Tariq Basra was removed as a result of the development.
The District Coordination Officer (DCO) obtained the report and summoned a meeting to change the BMP Commandant and deliberate over the duties of other officials.
The DNA report will be made available to the media in the evening.
Five girls, hailing from Dera Ghazi Khan were held captive and gang-raped by police at their station in a village on the border between Pakistan and India, officials had confirmed.
The rape victims had told during an investigation that they could identify all five personnel accused of the crime, including the two men who have escaped. They also revealed that the BMP officials had filmed the gang rape and had threatened to make the footage public if the girls dared to disclose the sequence of events.
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