HARIPUR: A young woman and a teenage boy were assaulted in separate incidents here, police said on Sunday.

A young woman was allegedly raped by two accused in a remote village of Kotnajibullah union council.

Police quoted the woman, 20, of Khoi Darra village as saying that on Saturday evening she was alone when Wasiq and his unknown friend knocked at the door. When she opened the door both barged inside and locked the main gate from inside, she added. The woman said the accused later dragged her in a room where they raped her one after other and fled.

On the report of the victim police arrested the two accused. Police said the medical examination of the victim had proved the offense.

Meanwhile, a man assaulted a teenage boy in a remote village of Beer union council.

Police quoted the complainant of Darwaza village as saying that his son went to the village’s grocery shop in the evening, where Abdullah, also from the same village, took him deceitfully to his floor grinding shop, and assaulted him after locking the shop inside.

The Saddar police registered a criminal case against the accused under section 377 and 511 of PPC and arrested him.

Police and hospital sources said medical examination of the victim confirmed the offence.

Published in Dawn, December 10th, 2018