Karachi: A minor girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Surjani Town police limits. The police have arrested the suspect within and he is being interrogated.
According to police sources, an eight-year-old girl, residing in house No. N-284, Sector-10A, Surjani Town, had gone to purchase sweets from a shop, when her neighbour kidnapped her and took her to an empty plot (N-834) and subjected her to sexual assault on Saturday evening.
The girl’s father Mumtaz located her lying injured and weeping near the empty plot situated at a short distance from his house. He immediately took her to the hospital, where she said that she was sexually assaulted by one Kashif son of Ashiq who is residing two lanes behind their house.
Later, Mumtaz lodged an FIR with the Surjani Town police station, following which police picked up some friends of Kashif and on their disclosure Kashif was finally arrested. He was being interrogated and further probe was underway. Mumtaz is a scrap dealer and his daughter is studying in Class-II at a local school.
Source: The News