LAHORE: Manga Mandi police on Monday arrested a cleric of a local mosque for allegedly raping a minor boy.
According to the police, the suspect was nabbed by locals who alleged that he subjected a seven-year-old boy from Phool Nagar to sexual assault.
The locals also gave a good thrash to the suspect before handing him over to police.
The police arrested the cleric and sent the boy to hospital for medical examination.
The police said a case would be lodged on the basis of the medical examination report.
MURDERED: A factory owner was allegedly found murdered in the house of his friend in Gujarpura here on Monday.
The police said 55-year-old Hanif went to see his friend in the same area, where he was later found dead under mysterious circumstances.
The deceased’s family alleged that Hanif was killed by unidentified men over enmity and demanded their arrest.
The police shifted the body to the city morgue for an autopsy.