RAWALPINDI – A seventh-grade student was allegedly gang-raped by an auto-rickshaw driver, and his accomplice in the Chakwal district of the country’s most populous province, it emerged on Friday.
Reports in local media quoting the harrowing incident said a female student was sexually assaulted by a driver of a three-wheeler and his accomplice repeatedly.
Narrating the ordeal she faced, the survivor told cops that she was gang-raped multiple times. She also alleged the culprits for shooting a video clip of the incident to blackmail her.
The driver threatened me to upload the video on social media if I approach the police, she added.
Local cops lodged the case and apprehended the suspect, while his accomplice is still on the run. Further investigations are underway.
In September, a 12-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted by a group of men in Gojra, a tehsil in Toba Tek Singh district. The girl was reportedly moved to a residence located at Mochi Wala Road in Gojra. Cops told the media that the survivor managed to escape from the house later.
Sexual violence cases are on the rise in Punjab as in August, another two men were apprehended for raping a mother-daughter duo in Chung.
Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.
On Saturday, Euro stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.
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