PESHAWAR – In a rare incident, a man was raped by a taxi driver in Pishtakhara police station limits on Tuesday.

According to Tribune report, the victim was around 20-year- old and was a resident of Karkhano market.

Police have registered an FIR against the accused who identified as Mehajd,40, a resident of Landi Akhun Ahmad. “The accused has been arrested in a raid conducted by the police soon after registering the FIR,” a police officer told the newspaper.

“The victim has been sent for medical examination”, he added.

“We have registered the case the case under Section 377 of the PPC and the matter is being investigated,” official said. The police officer said the incident took place the night before and the FIR was registered on Tuesday.

As per the report, the man had hired a taxi from Karkhano Market. The driver stopped the vehicle near a CNG pump on Ring Road. The suspect forced the man out of the car and took him to an empty plot where he raped him.