Man arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-old in Jhelum

11:59 PM | 17 Aug, 2019
Man arrested for allegedly raping 6-year-old in Jhelum
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JHELUM - A suspect alleged of molesting and raping a minor girl in Pind Dadan Khan was arrested by Jhelum police on Saturday.

The accused had forcefully taken the second-grade student to an empty building on August 15, Pind Dadan Khan Police Station SHO Ghulam Abbas Shah said quoting the victim's father following which a case was registered on the same day.

The police official said that police arrested the suspect with the help of CCTV footage after the victim identified the suspect.

According to the FIR lodged by the victim's father, the six-year-old girl left her home to purchase some curd but returned very late.

The father told police that upon her return, the victim told her mother that someone had grabbed her and took her to a nearby deserted house where the suspected tried to rape her.

The victim's father said the girl identified the suspect and the house where she had been taken.

The victim had been shifted to a hospital for medico-legal examination and treatment.