BAHAWALPUR: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped after abduction from village Jallah Arian in Lodhran district.

According to police spokesman Imran Umar, the girl ‘B’ was allegedly abducted by suspect ‘S’ along with his accomplice ‘Sa’ at gunpoint and taken to a house on Monday night. ‘Sa’ allegedly raped the girl.

Police have registered a case on the complaint of girl’s father Akram. Police claimed that with the help of technology, the suspect and the girl were located in the house of ‘Sa’ in nearby village Desi. On Tuesday, the girl was produced before a magistrate.

The spokesman said suspect ‘Sa’ after his arrest attempted to injure himself with a firing shot in a bid to implicate the complainant in the firing case.

The Jallah Arian police registered a first information report against ‘Sa’ on the charge of suicide attempt. The police said they recovered a pistol along with two bullets from ‘Sa’ and a 12-bore gun from his accomplice ‘S’ and both were also booked in the case of illicit arms.

District Police Officer Lodhran Muhammad Kashif Aslam announced commendation certificate along with prize for Station House Officer Ghulam Mustafa, IO Zafar Iqbal and other members of the raiding party.

IMRAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan is expected to address a public meeting at local stadium on Sept 3.

The PTI local leaders claimed that it would be a big PTI power show wherein Imran Khan would appeal to the people for donations for the flood affectees.

Published in Dawn, August 31st, 2022

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