TIMERGARA: The Timergara police arrested the rapist of a seven year old girl here on Saturday night.
Fazal Mabood, station house officer of the Timergara police, told this correspondent that the police arrested the accused on the complaint of the girl.
He said the girl, resident of Shingrai, Timergara reported to the police she was raped by a youth, who runs a street shop.
According to the victim she was handcuffed by the accused when she went to his shop to buy toffees, and raped. The Timergara police registered a case under sections 376/511 of the Zina Ordinance and arrested the accused. Medical report and circumstantial evidence also proved the claim of the girl, said Mr Mabood.
The police official said the girl had shifted here from Peshawar some years ago.
Meanwhile, civil society activists Akbar Khan, Ibrash Pasha, Fakhruddin and Arshad, talking to mediapersons, demanded of the government to take notice of the case and give exemplary punishment to the rapist.
They also visited the victim’s family and extended their legal and moral support to it. They said the girl belonged to a nomadic family that had been living in a rented house at Shingrai for the last 15 years.