Girl's rape: parents call for arrest of accused teachers -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Girl’s rape: parents call for arrest of accused teachers

KHAIRPUR: Two out of three teachers accused of raping a girl student of class X of Bhango Behin High School are still at large till date and only one of them, Shoukat Jut, has been arrested by Faiz Ganj police.

The victim Asma Khand, a student of class-X of Government High School Bhango Behin, Faiz Ganj taluka, had lodged an FIR against three teachers, including Shoukat Jut, Imtiaz and Mustafa Rajpar for raping her on Friday.

The victim girl told journalists that the accused had taken her to an unknown place in Bhango Behin and raped her. The medical examination of victim was conducted at the Rural Health Centre Faiz Ganj by a D Tajia Abro. In charge RHC Faiz Ganj confirmed that the samples had been sent for further examination to a laboratory in Rohri.

Reports said that parents of the girl, students and villagers, protested in Bhango Behin on Saturday and demanded arrest of the accused.

The girl’s parents expressed dissatisfaction over the inquiry officer and demanded that an honest officer should be appointed.

The girl’s father Faiz Mohammad Khand said that if the accused were not arrested, he would commit suicide for which police would be responsible. Meanwhile, attendance remained thin in the school on Friday and Saturday due to the incident.
Source: Dawn
Date:10/17/2009