Aqeel Hussain was arrested as reported by the police on Friday for raping the woman in the vicinity of Rawalpindi’s Sadiqabad.
As per the statement of the survivor she had been visiting the police station for the case investigation. “Aqeel and I met there. He took my number from somewhere and started sending me messages on Whatsapp”.
Police have arrested and begun to interview Aqeel. The Sadiqabad SHO said his DNA samples would be taken and sent to a laboratory. On the other hand, the police agreed to also carry out the medical examination of the survivor.
A few months back 19-year-old girl who worked as a compounder at a clinic was allegedly gang-raped by robbers during an alleged robbery in the Gujjarpura area of Lahore.
Lahore Police said that the Superintendent of Police (SP) of the Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) was conducting an inquiry on the instructions of Lahore CCPO Zulfiqar Hameed.
According to the police, the SP CIA along with the team also inspected the spot and said that the accused would be arrested soon.
In the Preliminary Information Report filed by the Station House Officer (SHO) at Gujjarpura Police Station, Lahore, the complainant, Dr. Muhammad Anwar, said that he works in the X-ray Technician Ward at Mayo Hospital and he also runs his clinic part-time.
The country has seen an increase in the number of rapes and subsequent murders of underage boys and girls, with 12 children being sexually exploited daily in Pakistan, according to a report.