TAXILA: A former watchman of a school was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy in Domail area of Jand in the limits of Bassal police station.

Sher Khan reported to police that his nephew was playing outside his house when the suspect asked him to take his food items to his house. When he reached there, the accused overpowered him and allegedly molested him.

Later, Bassal police arrested the accused after registration of a case against him. There has been an alarming increase in child abuse cases in Attock during the last few weeks.

Recently, the police failed to resolve the rape and killing of a 10-year-old girl in Faqeerabad area in the limits of Attock Saddar Police station.

The Hazro police have also failed to resolve the blind murder and rape of 16-years-old Hashir Ali, a student of grade 10 and resident of Rehmo village went missing under mysterious circumstances on May 12 and later his assaulted body was found near Jinnah Park on May 13.

Published in Dawn, June 19th, 2022

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