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Two revenue officials suspended: Rape charges

TOBA TEK SINGH, March 26: A naib tehsildar and a patwari were suspended from service on Wednesday after they were allegedly caught red-handed while raping a girl in Garden Town locality some three days back.

According to a press release, EDO (Revenue) Malik Ashraf Awan took the action against naib tehsildar Rana Muhammad Iqbal and patwari Muhammad Pervaiz after police registered a case against them under sections 371, 376 and 114 PPC. The release further said a disciplinary action would also be taken against them. Another naib tehsildar was also present at the time of the police raid, but he managed to escape from the scene. Although the case was also registered against him, he has not been suspended for reasons best known to the department.
Source: Dawn
Date:3/27/2008