FAISALABAD/BAHAWALPUR: A woman and a 13-year-old girl were reported to have been raped in Channi Goth area on Friday. One of the suspects has been arrested.
Police said the girl was asleep on the roof of the family home when two men climbed up the roof. They took the girl in a room at gunpoint and raped her.
Police said her family heard her shout and rushed to rescue her.
They tried to break the door of the room, but the suspects threatened to kill the girl and were given a safe passage.
However, on their way out, police said, the girl’s family caught one of them, while his accomplice fled.
He was handed over to the police. The girl was taken to a hospital, where doctors treating her said that she would likely survive.
Elsewhere, in Panu Jhalaan village, a woman was raped at her house at gunpoint, while her parents were working the field. After the suspect fled, she went to the field and informed her parents.
Both cases have been reported at the Channi Goth police station.
Station House Officer Ghulam Rasool Bhatti said DNA samples had been sent to a laboratory.