ISLAMABAD: Medical reports have confirmed the rape charge against a retired army officer, police officials said.
He was arrested in September after being charged with rape.
SH*, a retired colonel, was arrested by the Golra police after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in a house in Sector G-13 on September 28.
The victim*, in her statement, told the police that she saw an ad in the newspaper about employment opportunities for girls at a property office in Islamabad. She dialed the number given in the newspaper and was told by SH* to come to Islamabad.
The victim, a divorced mother-of-three, worked as domestic helper in Lahore. After being promised a job by ST, she came to Islamabad on September 28 and was received by him at the bus station. ST took me to an empty house in Sector G-13 where he raped me,” the victim stated in her complaint to the police. She says that after the assault, she went into a washroom and dialed 15. A police team reached the house and arrested the suspect on the woman’s complaint.
Now, police sources have informed The Express Tribune that the results of a medical examination of the victim and the suspect confirmed that the sexual assault took place. Police have submitted the medical reports along with the charge-sheet to the court.
*Names withheld to protect identity