MULTAN, July 7: Two more accused of the Meerwala gang-rape case were arrested on Sunday.

The D.G. Khan police range DIG, Asif Nawaz, told Dawn by phone that rapist Fayyaz Hussain was arrested from the Lundi Pitafi area of Bait Mir Hazar, whereas Ghulam Fareed, the juror-cum-rapist, was picked up from Mochiwala, tehsil Jatoi.

Still at large are Allah Ditta, brother of Khaliq who was arrested from Lasbela on Friday, and Mohammad Ramzan, the third juror.

The Jatoi police had to arrest six accused in the gang-rape case and three in the sodomy case. So far, they have arrested four people, all in the rape case.

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