HAFIZABAD – A 13-year-old daughter of a poor worker of Dhunni village and a young woman in Bijli Mohallah Hafizabad were allegedly raped here the other night.
According to Abdul Jabbar, father of victim, his young daughter Farzana was abducted by four accused including Shafique, Ghulam Abbas, Muhammad Ishaq and Esa at gunpoint and they took her to a deserted place where they allegedly gang raped her. Later the accused abandoned her in a deserted place.
Meanwhile, Abdul Jabbar and his relatives protested against the indifferent attitude of police for not arresting the accused who belong to influential families.
When conducted Kasssoke Police SHO Ejaz Butt assured that legal action would be taken against the accused after thorough inquiry. Meanwhile, a young married woman identified as Sameena Bibi was alone in her house situated in Bijli Mohallah when Muhammad Naveed, son of Nazir Ahmad stormed into the house and raped her at gunpoint. She raised alarms but no one came to her rescue. However, the police have registered a case against the accused and are investigating.
99 fined in March: Ninety nine profiteers were challaned for violating Price Control Act by the Special Price Magistrates in the district during March and total fine of Rs67,350 was realised from the violators.
Meanwhile, the DCO advised the SPMs to continue crackdown on the profiteers to provide some sort of relief to the consumers.
Source: The Nation