BAHAWALPUR: A woman was allegedly tortured by her in-laws, who cut her head hair with scissors here on Wednesday at Adamwahan village in Qureshiwala police precincts, Lodhran district.

According to police spokesman Muhammad Shafiq, DPO Lodhran Abdul Raoof Babar Qaisrani took notice of the domestic violence and resultantly a team managed to arrest victim Sajida Bibi’s brothers-in-law Khadim Hussain and Fida Hussain shortly after the incident was reported to the police.

After the registration of a first information report under sections 354, 337V of PPC on the complaint of victim’s father Muhammad Azim, police have registered both the suspects.

The complainant alleged that the suspects had some domestic dispute with his daughter and they used to torture her.

MINOR RAPED: A minor boy was allegedly subjected to rape in a godown in Dhanote police limits (Lodhran), about 20 kms from here on Wednesday.

According to police, suspect ‘Sa’ lured eight-year-old class-I student ‘S’, took him to a godown and allegedly raped him.

Complainant Muhammad Anwar told the police that people rushed to the spot after hearing screams of the minor. On seeing the people, the suspect managed his escape.

Police have registered a case under section 377-B of PPC.

When contacted, PRO Muhammad Shafiq confirmed the incident and claimed that the suspect was arrested.

Published in Dawn, December 16th, 2021

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