Kasur: Police in Pakistan have arrested a man who allegedly selling his 12 year old daughter for just Rs 500 to another man who then tried to rape her on Monday, BOL News learnt.
According to reports, the police on Sunday also arrested the man who bought the girl for sexual abuse. Police lodged a criminal case against both the suspects on the complaint of the minor’s mother. Zahid Nawaz Marwat, Divisional Police Office (DPO) in Kasur city of Punjab, had constituted a team comprising CIA officials for the arrest of the suspects.
The mother said that she was not at home for some work when the incident happened, adding that her daughter told her about the incident when she returned. However, both the suspects escaped. The victim was taken to Pattoki THQ Hospital for medical examination but they said that it was an incident of attempted rape.
According to the details, The suspect who paid the amount to the father had earlier been booked in a child abuse case in 2013 but got off scot free.
Police lodged the fresh case under sections 376 (of rape), 371-A (selling person for the purposes of prostitution), 371-B (buying person for the purposes of prostitution) of PPC against the suspects and were conducting raids to arrest them.
Earlier in the last year, A 9-year-old girl allegedly raped in the village of Pannu Aqil, District Sukkur in the Province Sindh.
The suspect has managed to escape while the Police has registered the FIR against the culprit.
According to the police spokesman, a few people have been arrested and are under investigation.
On media reports, IG Sindh Kaleem Imam has sought details from SSP Sukkur.