An elderly man, Razo Khaskeli, has confessed to have sexually assaulted a 23-year-old mentally challenged girl within the limits of Gharo Police Station on Sunday evening.
The area police said that they started conducting raids on different places in the wake of the First Information report lodged by the father of the victim girl the other day. Sources revealed that the victim had been suffering from a mental disorder since her childhood and could not speak, and the victim was alone at her house when the incident occurred. Her mother said that her family was destitute due to which she would go to Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi to earn a livelihood for her family and when the incident occurred she was not at her house.
She further said that their relative Nawaz Khakheli disclosed to her about the incident when she returned home on Friday evening. Quoting arrested suspect Police said that the victim lured him to commit sexual assault; “Despite adamant efforts he could not control himself,” police said. A video of the accused has also gone viral on the social media in which the 65 years old Razo Khaskheli can be seen saying that; “I Have committed the odious offence, punish me in whatever way you want”.
Police said that the initial medical examination report suggested that the victim had been subjected to sexual assault adding that final medical report would be helpful in the course of investigation. The Gharo police in an statement released on Sunday said that they were taking efforts to unveil the curtail that had fallen on the incident that had sent shockwaves across the district.