ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested a barber who allegedly raped his 11-year-old daughter in their house on the outskirts of the capital.
The child’s mother* had lodged a complaint with Tarnol police on Friday that her husband had raped their 11-year-old daughter in the early hours of November 25.
The complainant said she had witnessed the incident and that the victim was the daughter of the suspect.
On Saturday, Tarnol police said they had managed to arrest the suspect and were investigating the matter.
Tarnol SHO Inspector Muneer Hussain Jafferi told The Express Tribune that the suspect and his family hailed from Sargodha. He added that the father worked as a barber in the Jori Rajgan area near Sangjani.
“We have registered a rape case, arrested the suspect, and are investigating the matter,” Jafferi added.
The official said that they had conducted a medical examination of the child but were still waiting for the report.
Meanwhile, the suspect will be produced before a magistrate today (Sunday).
Domestic worker raped
In another case, Shalimar police have booked a man for allegedly raping a domestic worker*.
Police said the suspect, identified as Muhammad Zaman, allegedly intoxicated the victim before raping her in Sector F-11/1.
Officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity since they were not authorised to speak to the media, said that when the victim came to the station to lodge the case, she was not fully unconscious due to the intoxication.
In her complaint, the victim maintained that the suspect mixed alcohol in a drink to intoxicate her.
The victim, who the police said was around 40-years-old and worked as domestic servant, was taken to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) for a medical examination where doctors confirmed the sexual assault.
Police have yet to arrest the suspect till the filing of the report.