A 14-year-old girl was raped on Thursday by three men in People’s Colony No 2. According to the Women Police Station, the girl was alone at her house when three men forced their way into the house and raped her. Ashraf Raheel, an uncle of the victim, told reporters that his niece was alone at her house when a neighbour, Zahid, and his two unidentified accomplices, forced their way into the house. “They carried the girl to a room and raped her,” he said. “When the girl resisted, they beat her up,” he said. “The girl is receiving treatment at a hospital,” Ashraf said. Women police SHO said the suspects were waiting for medical examination report.
Elsewhere, Salma*, the daughter of Shafiq, a resident of Chak 22-GB, foiled a rape attempt.
Separately, unidentified men tried to rape Sughra Bibi, a resident of Chak 126-RB. However, they fled when she raised alarm.
*Names have been changed to protect identities
Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th,2014.