KARACHI: A schoolteacher was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old student at school, police said.

They added that the suspect allegedly subjected the Class III student to a criminal assault in the toilet of the government school in Memon Goth during recess.

The police arrested the teacher following a complaint by the girl’s father and registered an FIR (86/2014) under Section 376 (rape) of the Pakistan Penal Code against him.

Meanwhile, another man was arrested in Shah Faisal Colony for allegedly raping his 13-year-old cousin.

The police said the girl was alone at her home when the suspect allegedly subjected her to a criminal assault.

The police arrested the suspect on a complaint of the girl’s father and registered an FIR (137/2014) under Section 376 and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the PPC against him.

Published in Dawn, May 27th, 2014

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