3 policemen among four arrested in Rawalpindi rape case

Published May 18, 2019
As per the case's first information report (FIR), the victim was out with a friend on May 15 when armed suspects abducted her, forced her into a car before taking turns subjecting her to rape. — AP/File
As per the case's first information report (FIR), the victim was out with a friend on May 15 when armed suspects abducted her, forced her into a car before taking turns subjecting her to rape. — AP/File

Rawalpindi police have arrested four suspects, including three policemen, in connection with the alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman, DawnNewsTV reported on Saturday.

According to Rawat Police Station SHO Raja Aizaz Azeem, the victim had filed a complaint before Rawalpindi CCPO Capt (retd.) Faisal Rana against the quartet.

As per the case's first information report (FIR), the victim was out with a friend on May 15 when the armed suspects abducted her. They forced her into a car before taking turns subjecting her to rape, the FIR adds.

Read: Pakistan among 10 worst countries regarding rape cases

The victim further alleged that the suspects had also relieved her of a gold ring and Rs30,000 in cash before leaving her near the hostel she lives in.

CCPO Rana told DawnNewsTV that the suspects have been arrested, while the trio of policemen nominated in the FIR have also been suspended.

SHO Azeem, meanwhile, said that a medico-legal examination of the victim has already been conducted and the police now awaits the report which would confirm whether or not the victim was raped.

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