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Motorway rape case: Another suspect Shafqat arrested, his DNA matches with samples


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

14th Sep, 2020. 03:18 pm
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Motorway Rape Case

The Lahore police on Monday arrested a man named Shafqat, an alleged accused in motorway rape case in Lahore.

Shafqat is a friend of Abid Ali, the main accused in the Motorway rape case.

In a major breakthrough of the case, the DNA of suspect Shafqat has matched with the samples collected from the crime scene, security personnel confirmed on Monday.

However, Waqar’s DNA does not match with samples collected from the scene.

According to the details, the police officers arrested Shafqat on the identification of alleged co-accused Waqar-ul-Hassan, who has surrendered before CIA police station in Lahore‘s Model Town yesterday.

Revelations made by Waqar-ul-Hassan

While making important revelations during interrogation, Waqar told that prime suspect Abid has committed several heinous crimes with his accomplice Shafqat who is currently under arrest.

Afterwards, CIA has sent teams to Bahawalnagar, Lahore and Sheikhupura for the arrest of Shafqat.

On the other hand, Waqar is likely to be presented before the local court whereas identification parade will also be held to recognize the suspects.

Abbas surrenders to police in Sheikhupura

Moreover, brother-in-law of Waqar-ul-Hassan, co-accused in the motorway rape case had surrendered himself before the police.

According to police, Abbas was in contact with the main accused of the case.

The arrest was made in the light of revelations made by Waqar today.

In his initial statement, the accused Waqar-ul-Hassan had refused his involvement in the gang-rape incident and added that he had nothing to do with the incident.

He had claimed that his brother-in-law, Abbas was using his mobile phone.