ABBOTABAD: A teenage girl has accused two men of gang-rape in the remote village of Takia Hal, Sherwan, the police reported on Thursday.
Sharmeen Bibi*, 16,a resident of Haripur, told Sherwan police she was in a relationship with one of the suspects, Saqib, a resident of Khola Kehal, Abbottabad.
Saqib asked her to meet him in Bagh Garden, Abbottabad, on Tuesday but when she arrived she found that Saqib had brought along a friend, Asad, who took her to Takia Hal village on the pretext of the Nikah ceremony. When they arrived, Saqib and Asad raped her the entire night and around dawn, they called five other friends to join them. However, she escaped and reported the incident to Kothiala police, who arrested Saqib, Wasif, Asif, Khurshid, Muhammad Aqib and Sabir Siddique while Asad is still on the run. The medical exam confirmed the rape. (*The victim’s name had been changed to protect her identity)