LAHORE: Shadman police registered on Thursday a case against six of its officials, unidentified so far, for allegedly raping a woman at a private guest house.
The woman of Gulberg had lodged a complaint with Shadman police and stated that six policemen kidnapped her from Ferozepur Road and kept her at a guest house where they raped and tortured her for seven days.
DIG (Operation) Dr Haider Ashraf said he constituted an inquiry team comprising Model Town SP Mustanser Feroze, Ichhra circle DSP Zahid Husain and CIA DSP to probe the incident.
He said the woman in her statement said that she went to Liberty Market to meet one ‘M’ where a man Shahzad kidnapped her, took her to a guest house, intoxicated and raped her.
Quoting the victim, the DIG said the woman lost her consciousness and later found that she was sold for Rs150,000 to policemen who raped her for seven days.
He said they registered the case and were conducting an inquiry.
The DIG said if any policeman was found guilty, a stern action would be taken against them.
A police source told this reporter that medical examination of the woman confirmed rape. He said Shadman SHO’s gunman and three other policemen of the station were involved in the incident and an identification parade was being held to nab them.
Shadman SHO Tanveer Ahmed whose subordinates were booked for the crime claimed that no FIR was lodged into this particular incident.