Bakery worker arrested for raping 15-year-old boy in Peshawar

01:42 PM | 22 Jul, 2016
Bakery worker arrested for raping 15-year-old boy in Peshawar
PESHAWAR - Police have arrested one member of a gang who allegedly raped a 15-year-old boy on Monday night near Ghanta Ghar in the limits of Kotwali police station.

According to the Express Tribune, the victim told the Kotwali police that he was working as an assistant with in a transport wagon and was waiting on the GT Road for the vehicle on Monday night when a man approached him and told him he was employed at a bakery and they needed another boy to help out. He gave the victim Rs. 1,000 as advance payment and took him to the bakery situated in Ghanta Ghar area.

"There were several other adults present in the bakery who gang-raped me," the boy told police in the initial report.

Since receiving the victim's report, police have registered an FIR, raided the bakery and arrested one of the accused.

"Police will arrest other accused very soon", an official said.

Talking to the newspaper, child rights activist Imran Takkar said sections 53 and 54 of K-P Child Protection and Welfare Act, 2010 should be incorporated in the FIR.

He said according to Article 53, “Whoever commits an offence of sexual abuse shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 14 years and shall not be less than seven years and shall also be liable to a fine which shall not be less than Rs1,000,000.”

Article 54 makes the offence of child abuse cognizable and arrests non-bailable, non-compoundable and permissible without the warrant.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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