By Waseem Shamsi
SUKKUR: The Khairpur police on Wednesday arrested a man on the charge of criminally assaulting a five-year-old girl in Allah Bux Katohar village near Khairpur on Tuesday.
According to an FIR lodged by the father of the girl, she was playing outside her home, when Hub Ali kidnapped her, took her to a deserted place and criminally assaulted her. The girl fell unconscious and the accused fled, leaving her in vulnerable condition.
Some villagers found the girl in unconscious condition and informed her parents, who rushed to the scene and took her to Civil Hospital Khairpur where she remained unconscious till Wednesday evening.
Meanwhile, Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah took notice of the incident that had occurred in his home district and ordered Khairpur DCO Mohammad Abbas Baloch to submit a report in this regard.
The DCO visited the hospital and met with the parents of the girl. The father of the girl told the DCO that when they brought their daughter to the hospital, lady doctor Mukhtiar Solangi refused to provide treatment to her and tried to force them to leave the hospital. The DCO suspended the lady doctor.