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Woman, two minor girls allegedly sexually assaulted

DIJKOT: A woman and two minor girls were allegedly sexually assaulted in separate incidents in the city on Saturday.

Police registered cases against the alleged rapists and launched a hunt to find the suspects.

According to the police report, the suspect identified as Akbar Ali barged into the house of a woman, a resident of 483GB, and sexually assaulted her.

Separately, in 546GB, the suspect Sarfaraz raped a four-year-old girl, the daughter of Waris.

Moreover, in the area of Chak No 597GB, a suspect identified as Nayar Abbas sexually assaulted a minor girl, the daughter of Ahsan.

Police registered cases against the named suspects under Section 376-511 and started conducting raids to arrest them.

Sexual violence against women and minors was rampant across Punjab.

On August 10, a young girl and a minor boy were allegedly gang-raped in separate incidents in Chak Jhumra.

Reportedly, a daughter of Azhar Iqbal and a resident of 47GB on Jhumra Road left her home for a walk when the suspect identified as Adnan along with two accomplices abducted her at gunpoint and took her to an unknown place. The suspects took turns to rape her.

Separately, a 12-year-old boy, the son of Shahid Jamil and a resident of Civil Quarter, was working in a rent shop near Government New Model High School. He was taken by the suspect 28-year-old Abdul Rehman, the son of Abdul Majeed and resident of Mohalla Usman Ghani, Street No 11, along with his accomplice 18-year-old Shahrooz Hussain, the son of Iftikhar and a resident of Street No 5, Madinabad area, to an auto workshop. The suspects subjected the minor boy to sexual abuse.

On June 23, an elderly woman was subjected to torture and sexual assault by influential people in Mazaffargarh to avenge her son’s love marriage.

Reportedly. Nasir’s in-laws, who were enraged over his love marriage to their daughter, kidnapped, tortured and tried to rape his mother.

The accused not only tortured the 50-year-old woman but also tore down her clothes, dragged her and burned her half-naked body with cigarette butts. On April 9, a man raped a 9-year-old girl in Christian Colony area of Adhorai village, Gujranwala.

The 9-year-old daughter of Joseph Masih, an employee of the Metropolitan Corporation, went to the grocery store to buy groceries. When the girl returned home after a while, she was crying.

 The girl told her parents that a man had abused her.

A day prior to this incident, a 14-year-old girl was raped on gunpoint in Khurrianwala.

Source: Express Tribune