BAHAWALPUR: A married woman was allegedly raped by a man in her hut near Jalalpur Morewala at Lodhran city late on Saturday, the police said.
According to the police, the nomad family residing in their hut within the limits of Lodhran city police station reported the rape incident.
The suspect entered the hut, raped the 21-year-old woman while she was sleeping with her mother-in-law.
The survivor’s mother filed a complaint, leading to the registration of the first information report No 2512/23 under section 376 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Gypsy family members woke up on the victim’s screams, and the suspect managed to flee. The police claim to have arrested the suspect.