Nawan Lahore police arrested a man on Wednesday for raping his daughter-in-law.
A police spokesman said Nasreen* had married Muhammad Nawaz. He said Nawaz had left for Saudi Arabia to look for work two weeks ago. The spokesman said Nasreen had been alone at home when her father-in-law raped her last week. He said she had then went over to her parents and told them about it.
The spokesman said police had registered an FIR after Nasreen’s mother filed a complaint. He said Nawaz had been arrested from his house on Wednesday morning.
* names have been changed to protect identities
Published in The Express Tribune, July 16th, 2015.