HARIPUR: A mentally ill girl, 7, was allegedly molested in Changi Bandi village of Sera-e-Saleh union council, police said here on Thursday.
Sera-e-Saleh police quoted one Adil Shehzad, a resident of Changi Bandi, as saying that his daughter, 7, was mentally retarded and was standing in the Mohallah when one Bilal from the same locality dragged her into his home and molested her.
The complainant said that after the alleged molestation the residents from the neighbouring houses recovered the victim from the suspect’s home and shifted her to the trauma centre.
The police said that the doctors had confirmed the rape in their preliminary medial report. When contacted, SHO Ehjaz Ali confirmed the report and said the police had arrested Bilal and that he would be presented before the court for physical remand on Friday (today).