The judge of sessions court in Ghotki ordered the police to register an FIR against four people accused of raping a woman, S (name has been changed to protect privacy).
The rape survivor accused Imitiaz Mahar, Allah Rakhio Mahar, Nazeer Mahar, and another unidentified man of kidnapping her on gunpoint and assaulting her at an unknown location. The accused also stole her jewelry, she said. Later, S managed to escape. Her family told the media at the Daharki press club that if justice is denied, S and her family will commit suicide in protest.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 30th, 2012.