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Woman in Dera Ghazi Khan gang-raped

Updated June 14, 2014

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DERA GHAZI KHAN: A woman in Dera Ghazi Khan died after being gang-raped, DawnNews reported.

According to reports, the girl had become friends with one of the accused via phone.

A resident of Sheikhupura District, the girl was brought to Dera Ghazi Khan from Lahore by the accused, where he and two of his companions then gang-raped the girl.

DSP city Nasrallah Warraich said that the accused have confessed to committing the crime and a case has now been registered against them.

After the girl's condition deteriorated, the accused took her to district headquarter hospital, left her there and then fled. The girl had already died when she was left at the hospital.

The three men were later arrested, according to the police, are cousins. The primary accused is a married man with three children.

Additional reporting by Tariq Birmani