TOBA TEK SINGH: On the complaint of a girl married just six weeks ago, Faisalabad police have arrested her husband and father-in-law for sexually abusing her.

According to an FIR registered on Friday by the Millat Town police, bride’s mother belonging to Chak 219-RB alleged that her daughter was married to ‘S’ of Chak 202-RB (Gatti) who would sodomise her forcibly while her father-in-law raped her on six occasions since her wedding on Feb 23.

A police spokesperson said Special Sexual Offences Investigation Unit in charge Ms Farwa was conducting investigation into the case. He said both the accused had been arrested.

Published in Dawn, April 6th, 2024

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