Police on Saturday booked seven individuals for gang-raping a minor orphan woman for 5 months. She was repeatedly assaulted by the suspects who blackmailed her and threatened to kill her youthful brother, Dawn reported.
Based on the FIR, an orphan woman of Basti Odki Abdullah Shah was allegedly gang-raped by two locals at gunpoint about 4 to 5 months in the past after the suspects discovered her alone at her home when her mom was away working as a housemaid.
The FIR said the 2 suspects threatened to homicide the sufferer’s solely youthful brother Ahmed if she instructed anybody in regards to the rape.
Police sources stated the woman, nonetheless, had knowledgeable her mom in regards to the incident who stored visiting the native police station to register the criticism however due to some domestically influential individuals, she was turned away by police officers of the realm.
In the meantime, one other native joined the 2 suspects within the heinous crime and they’d gang-rape the woman at any time when they discovered her alone.
Some three months in the past, 4 different males of the identical space caught the suspects red-handed whereas they had been assaulting the woman within the fields and so they too blackmailed and raped her. The FIR stated that on account of repeatedly being rape, the woman bought pregnant.
The sources stated a number of the police officers compelled the sufferer’s mom into taking the matter to the panchayat (village jury).
The panchayat determined that the suspects would pay a certain quantity to the woman’s mom as compensation and he or she, alongside together with her two kids, depart the village. The woman’s household got here to Lahore following the choice.
Nonetheless, the household returned to the village and once more contacted the police for registration of a case towards the suspects.
Lastly, the district police officer took discover of the incident and on his orders, the native police station in Bahawalnagar registered an FIR towards all of the seven suspects beneath Part 376 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
District police spokesperson Saleem Ayaz admitted that the woman’s household had approached the police for assist however in the meantime, an area panchayat interfered and settled the difficulty by itself.
He stated a case towards the seven suspects was registered on the order of DPO Zafar Buzdar and three of them had been detained, whereas raids had been being carried out to arrest the others.