Girl gang-raped during abduction
A case in this regard was registered with PS Airport on March 26, 2013.
The area magistrate of Civil Lines Circle Qaiser Hussain Marl recorded the statement of the victim girl namely Safia Bibi, daughter of Muhammad Maqbool, a poor taxi driver and residing in Dhoke Munshi, under section 164.
In her statement, the girl alleged one Waseem Ahmed and five of his accomplices Heepi, Captain, Jamal, Shafique and Ali of kidnapping her from Street 3-A, Chaklala Scheme III on March 23, 2013, keeping her in illegal detention at various places in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, forced to drink alcohol and raping her for six days.
The court also ordered police to conduct DNA test of Waseem Ahmed, who is in police custody and the victim girl today (Friday). The parents accused the Investigation Officer of the case of making attempts to spoil the evidences of the case in a bid to save the accused. The area police denied the allegations saying the interrogation was being conducted purely on merit basis.
Raja Tariq Kashmiri, the defense council of the case, used abusive language with this scribe besides hurling threats of dire consequences at him in case the report is published in the newspaper. A complaint in this regard has been lodged with PS Saddar Berooni on behalf of Crime and Court Reporter Association Rawalpindi to file a case against the lawyer.
During an interaction with TheNation on Thursday, the victim girl stated that she was going for cleaning work in a house along with his mother on March 23, 2013 in Chaklala Scheme III when a black color corolla car stopped near them. She added that Jamal and Shafique came out and dragged her into back seat of car. “When I resisted, Waseem who was on driving seat also came down and helped his accomplices to push her in. She stated that the three men brought her into a house where two men Heepi and Captain were also present. All of them forced her to drink alcohol and raped her, the girl said adding that later they sold her at the hand of Ali, an Islamabad based pimp, who also raped her. She said that she was recovered on 26 March from a guesthouse located at Gulzar-e-Quaid. She alleged that Waseem was planning to sale her in Karachi.
She and her parents accused Sub Inspector Tahir, the Investigation Officer of the case, of forcing them to settle the dispute with criminals and of destroying the evidences. They said that the five accused were still at large while police was not arresting them.
She appealed Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo moto notice of the case and provide her with justice.
SHO Malik Rafaqat rebuffed the allegations leveled by the applicants saying the case would be solved on merit. He said that Waseem and another accused were in police custody while a team would bring Waseem and Safia to Lahore for DNA Test today (Friday). However, SI Ahsan Tanveer, head of Scheme III police chowky, differed his boss stance revealing that only Waseem is in police custody while 5 others were still at large. Teams were conducting raids to arrest them, he added.
Source: The Nation