Main accused in rape case arrested
By: Nisar Ahmad Khan
MANSEHRA: Local police on Saturday arrested a man over a girl’s rape and began raids in different areas of Mansehra for the arrest of three other accused.
The girl told police that Mohammad Bashir and his three associates kidnapped her from her house last week after spraying her with an intoxicant and took her to Hassan Abdal, where they raped her for six days.
She also accused the accused of stealing cash and valuables from her house.
The girl said she managed to flee from the custody of the accused and reached Haripur from where she telephoned her brother for rescue. Police later lodged the FIR and arrested Bashir, the main accused.
Investigation officer Inspector Mohammad Anwar told Dawn that medical report had confirmed the rape.He said after Bashir, three other accused would also be arrested within the next 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the girl’s mother told reporters here that she wished that dogs be set on the rapists for disgracing her daughter and the entire family.