KASUR: The accused in a minor’s rape case, who were absconding, shot at and injured four members of the complainant’s family at Chak 58 in the area of Kot Radha Kishan Police Station on Monday.

The injured included two minor children.

According to police, Muhammad Tariq had registered a case of the rape of a minor boy against three accused, two of them nominated, some three months back.

Two nominated accused had raped the boy one by one and they were declared proclaimed offenders by police. The accused wanted Tariq to stop pursuing the case. On Monday, they went to his family house and opened indiscriminate firing. As a result, four members of Tariq’s family, namely Sajid, Zeeshan, Hamza (12) and Fatima (7), were injured.

The injured were rushed to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Pattoki, from where Zeeshan and Fatima were referred to the Lahore Jinnah Hospital due to a critical condition.

Published in Dawn, November 30th, 2021

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