TOBA TEK SINGH: A seminary teacher and his wife were arrested for repeated attempts to rape a minor girl student and torturing her in Madina Town of Faisalabad.

According to the first information report, the Quran teacher of Madressah Ahsanul Aloom Wa Hasnain Albinat, repeatedly attempted to rape a minor orphan girl.

The complainant woman, a resident of Chak 215-RB, alleged that in her FIR registered under sections 376,511

and 337 of the Pakistan Penal Code that her 13-year-old adopted daughter was learning Quran in the seminary and was residing there.

When she went to the seminary to bring her back home for visit, she came to know that the Qari, named in the FIR, attempted to rape her daughter many times and when she resisted, the Qari and his wife, who was also a Quran teacher, tortured her and shaved her hair.

Police arrested both the suspects.

The suspects told police that the girl’s head was shaved because she had lice in her hair, which were spreading to her fellow students.

ACCIDENTS: Two motorcyclists died and as many were injured in separate accidents.

In the first incident, an unidentified motorcyclist who was around 60 years of age died and two others received critical injuries after a car hit two motorcycles on Shorkot Cantt Road near Chak 311-GB in Toba.

Rescue 1122 report said two men, Afzal (42) and Muhammad Yahya (48), who were riding the other motorcycle were also wounded.

Both of them were shifted to the DHQ Hospital.

Meanwhile, prayer leader of Jamia Umer Bin Khattab of Chak 327-JB, Bhalair, Maulana Muhammad Shafiq Kaloyawalay, died after his motorcycle hit a motorcycle-rickshaw on the Toba-Jhang Road.

INJURED: A man was critically injured in celebratory firing at a wedding ceremony in the Mochiwala area of Chak 257-JB, Jhang.

A press release said one Fateh Sher started firing into the air. As a result of his firing, a wedding guest, identified as Muhammad Anees, was arrested and shifted to the DHQ Hospital.

Published in Dawn, March 10th, 2024

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