Teenage girl assaulted in Taxila

Published July 28, 2019
A 14-year-old was sexually assaulted in the limits of the Wah police on Saturday. — AFP/File
A 14-year-old was sexually assaulted in the limits of the Wah police on Saturday. — AFP/File

TAXILA: A 14-year-old was sexually assaulted in the limits of the Wah police on Saturday.

The victim’s father told police that his neighbour took his teenage daughter to a house and sexually assaulted her.

The victim underwent a preliminary medical examination at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital that confirmed that she had been assaulted, and the police have registered a case against the nominated suspect.

Separately, a complainant identified as Noman told police that unknown individuals had abducted his wife. Two people were injured while resisting a robbery in Taxila.

One of the victims, Waqar, told the Taxila police that he was on his way home with a friend when three masked individuals on a motorcycle intercepted them and stole cash, mobile phones and other valuables from them at gunpoint.

He said that when they tried to resist, the robbers attacked them with knives and hit them with the butt of their pistols.

In addition, Attock police arrested 11 people and recovered narcotics from them.

Hazro Deputy Superintendent of Police Ghulam Asghar told the media that the police raided a location in the limits of the Rangoo police and arrested five gamblers. He said they recovered 2.2 kilograms of hashish from one person and 2.5kg of hashish from another. The police also claimed to have recovered 6.75kg of hashish from four others. Cases have been registered against those arrested.

Published in Dawn, July 28th, 2019

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