Heinous crime: Man arrested for child rape

Uncle rapes his 16 year old niece

Our Correspondent May 12, 2015
Uncle rapes her 16 year old niece. PHOTO: AFP


A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping his niece in Pir Mehal police area.

A maternal uncle of the girl, told The Express Tribune that his 16-year-old niece Saba* was alone at home when a paternal uncle, Ramazan, overpowered her and assaulted her.

He said the man fled after raping her.

Pir Mehal SHO said police had registered a case under Section 376 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and started investigation.

He said a team was formed to arrest Ramazan. He said the man was arrested from the locality a few hours later.

The SHO said the girl had been taken to a hospital for a medical examination. He said further action would be taken on receipt of the medico-legal report.


Published in The Express Tribune, May 12th, 2015.

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