By Shahzaib Shahzad
Two policemen and their friend gang-raped a woman in Chung police limits, according to an FIR registered on Thursday.
Policemen Ahmed Ali and Arslan Ishtiaq along with their friend Qari Hassan raped the woman on Tuesday, said the FIR registered with Chung police station under Section 376 PPC. The victim is a resident of Thokar Niaz Baig and already knew Qari Hassan, one of the suspects, and went to see him at his farmhouse in the LDA scheme where he subjected her to sexual abuse, said the police. The woman said she escaped from the suspect’s custody and returned to her aunt’s house.
The next day, the FIR said, Qari Hassan, called her again to a deserted location near the LDA scheme where two policemen were also present and they gang-raped her in the presence of Qari Hassan. “Qari Hassan and police constable Ahmed Ali were witnessing the scene when constable Arslan Ishtiaq was raping her.” The woman said constables Arslan and Ahmed Ali disappeared from there and she came back to Qari Hassan who had confiscated her cell phone. She said she took her cell phone from Qari Hassan telling him that she needed to call home but she called the police.
“As Qari Hassan saw the police coming he also escaped from the scene,” she said, asking the police to help her get justice. The Sadar Division Superintendent of Police formed a team to arrest the suspects. The team raided different places and arrested all three suspects. “The medical examination of the victim has been completed and the case will be cleared as the reports come,” said a police officer, adding that they were investigating the case from different angles.
In another case, a minor was allegedly gang-raped by three men in a private housing society in Manawan police precincts. The victim was 12 years old. According to the FIR, suspect Ansher Butt took him away to a building material shop where one Khurram subjected him to sexual abuse while another man, Abdullah, stood outside the shop, and shut its door. “Meanwhile, I was passing by the shop and as all the three suspects saw me they ran away,” said Jamshed, adding that his nephew came out of the shop crying and told him everything. The police arrested all three suspects. Besides, Hanjarwal police arrested a suspect who allegedly tried to rape a minor girl at her house. Muhammad Amjad, the father of the victim, lodged the FIR against the suspect Saqib Zafar under 377 of PPC.