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Four arrested for rape in Gilgit

By Shabbir Mir

GILGIT: At least four men were arrested on Monday for raping a woman in the outskirts of Gilgit. The arrests were made after the woman registered a complaint regarding the incident with Danyor police station.

Speaking to The Express Tribune on Monday, Abdul Razik, Danyor police official, said the woman accused Islamuddin, who had promised to marry her, and his friends of raping her. “The incident occurred on Wednesday and the woman filed her complaint the following day,” Razik said.

A court has remanded the accused in police custody. “All the accused are behind bars and investigation is under way,” the official said.

Earlier, on Saturday, a five-year-old girl was brutally raped and left semiconscious in a deserted plot in Wazir Bagh within the jurisdiction of Yakatoot police station in Peshawar. She was found by her family members and shifted to Lady Reading Hospital.

Published in Express Tribune on 02 February 2016

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