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Rape case: Chakwal judge to glean facts

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court chief justice on Wednesday took notice of an incident in which a man ordered gang-rape of his daughter and ex-wife at a village in Chakwal.

The chief justice directed the Chakwal sessions judge to submit a detailed report about the incident within a week.

The CJ took notice on a news item and subsequent editorial published in two English dailies about the brutal incident. It was reported that a man, Dilbar Khan along with his accomplices stormed the house of his former wife, Durdana Jan, and daughter Parwana Bibi.

They tortured both women and later Dilbar asked his accomplices to rape them. Parwana Bibi in her statement to the police alleged that her father also raped her. The girl had rejected a marriage proposal of her father’s nephew and married man of her mother’s choice.

The police registered a case against Dilbar Khan and 24 others.

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