BAHAWALPUR: A maid was allegedly gang-raped by seven people here on Monday night in Baqirpur locality in Saddar police precincts.

According to police officials, complainant ‘Z’ alleged that she was contacted on mobile phone for household work by one of her acquaintances Jaffar.

She said when she reached there, the suspect took her to a deserted house where Jaffar, Waris, Zahid, Amir, Irshad, Shan and Riaz allegedly gang-raped her. The woman alleged that the suspects also made a video and when she fell unconscious, she was taken to hospital.

When contacted, police said they registered a case under section 375-A and 292 of Pakistan Penal Code and arrested three main suspects Jaffar, Waris and Irshad. Raids were under way for the arrest of others.

Published in Dawn, February 8th, 2023

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