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Woman ‘assaulted’, another beaten in separate incidents

TAXILA: A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted while another was thrashed in different incidents in Hassanabdal on Friday, a police spokesman said.

In the first incident, a married woman was allegedly assaulted in her house in the area within the limits of Hassanabdal police station on Friday.

The victim reported to police that she was sleeping with her children when the suspect, a relative, came to her house in her husband’s absence and assaulted her.

She alleged that the accused also threatened her with dire consequences if she told anybody about the incident.

The woman was taken to Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital for a medical examination, which confirmed the assault.

Separately, the same police arrested a suspect, Mohammad Rasheed, for beating a woman who came to her aunt’s house from Pakpattan after her divorce.

The police registered separate cases and launched investigations.

Source: Dawn