LAHORE: A six-year-old girl was raped by a man in the Racecourse area on the 2nd day of Eid-ul-Azha.
The girl was admitted to a local hospital where her condition was said to be critical. It was reported that a woman Shazia had an exchange of hot words with her husband Shafique over an unknown issue and along with her four children went to the house of her parents, living in Upper Mall. On the day of incident, Shazia’s daughter Z and her two brothers were alone at the home when accused identified as Nadim gave Rs 10 each to both brothers and sent them to bazaar.
Later, the accused locked the door from the inside and raped the girl Z. Meanwhile, Shazia’s father returned home and knocked at the door, but Nadim did not open the door. Locals also gathered outside the house and attempted to break open the door. Observing the situation critical, Nadim opened the door and tried to escape from the scene. The locals caught him and gave him a good thrashing before handing him over to the police.