BAHAWALPUR – A four-year-old minor girl was raped by her teenage relative when her parents were not present at house in Mauza Qadir Bakhsh, Musafir Khana, some 10-km away from here on Tuesday.
According to detail, Fazal Ahmed, father of four-year-old Iqra informed that he had gone to market for buying foodstuffs while his wife was in fields for wheat harvesting when the incident happened. He that his daughters – 4-year-old Iqra and 6-year-old Kiran were alone at house and when he return home he saw Iqra was crying loudly besides he spotted blood on her clothes. “I got worried and rushed her to nearby Musafir Khana Health Centre where doctor called in the police and told me that your daughter has been raped,” he described.
He added that his neighbour Arshad told him that he saw his relative namely Shimran fleeing his house. Later, he called his wife and informed her about the incident.
Shamim Mai, mother of the girl told that Shimran had committed the heinous crime and she would never forgave him. Meanwhile, Musafir Khna Health Centre In-Charge Dr Rashida told this scribe that the condition of the girl was stable. She pointed out that they had sought expert opinion about the condition of the victim and expressed her hope that the report would be received by Wednesday (today).Meanwhile, when contacted, the Musafir Khana Police Station Investigation Officer told that the police arrested Shimran and FIR 132/12-376 PPC had been registered against him. He also suggested the age of the offender would be around 13 years.
Similarly, Musafir Khana Police Station House Officer Noor Nawaz told The Nation that the minor had been raped which was also confirmed by the doctor. He said that the girl was under treatment at the health centre and her condition was stable now.