OKARA: Two girls and a boy were raped while four girls were kidnapped in separate incidents during the last 24 hours in the district.

In village Baghiana Shah Baig, 14-year-old girl (A) was alone at home when a man raped her while another stood guard. Gogera police registered a case on charge of rape against two identified suspects.

Another girl (F) was kidnapped from Sukh Chain locality and raped. Saddar police registered the case against four suspects.

A 12-year-old boy from village Rohaila Tajeka was taken away on pretext of play by a suspect who raped him.

The suspect’s accomplice stood guard. Basirpur police registered a case against the two suspects.

In the kidnapping incident, Shanza was kidnapped by Hasan and his three suspects from Shamas town when she was coming home from her college. She was taken to Pattoki. Hasan wanted to marry Shanza but his proposal was refused.

In Hujra Shah Muqeem, 18-year-old Sakina was abducted by one Naeem and his three accomplices. Police registered the case against the suspects.

A student of class VII, identified as Kausur, was on the way to school when she was kidnapped from Rajowal. Hujra Shah Muqeem registered a case against six suspects, including three nominated ones. Umme Ishrat, a resident of Ashraf town, was abducted by four unidentified suspects. B-Division police registered a case.

Published in Dawn, April 26th, 2021

Opinion

Editorial

Covid funds controversy
Updated 01 Dec 2021

Covid funds controversy

A COMPREHENSIVE and detailed report by the auditor general of Pakistan on the utilisation of Covid-19 funds by the...
01 Dec 2021

Sindh LG law

THE Sindh Local Government Act, 2013, introduced by the PPP to roll back the Musharraf-era local bodies system in ...
Monster of circular debt
Updated 01 Dec 2021

Monster of circular debt

The crisis facing the energy sector cannot be tackled sustainably without taming the many elephants in the room.
New Covid danger
30 Nov 2021

New Covid danger

The government’s messaging around the coronavirus and the potential threat of Omicron must be reactivated.
Updated 30 Nov 2021

Saudi conditions

DECADES of fiscal profligacy have trapped the country in a situation where it not only has to borrow more money to...
30 Nov 2021

Mental health concerns

THE economic and psychological effects of Covid-19, combined with the issues of joblessness and inflation, have had ...