Man held for allegedly raping minor, hearing-impaired niece


Trigger warning: Rape

RAWALPINDI:  Police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly raping his minor niece with, who is hearing-impaired.

The girl’s father lodged a complaint with the police, leading to the subsequent registration of a case at Sadiqabad police station under Section 376 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

As per the First Information Report (FIR), Zafar Mahmood, the complainant, informed the police that his brother had come to his residence on Thursday.

“I was not at home at the time while my wife was working in the kitchen. Meanwhile, my daughter, whose age is around 10-11 years, went to the washroom,” the FIR quoted him as saying.

The complainant accused his brother of entering the washroom with his daughter, locking the door, and committing the act of rape.

After my daughter shared this incident with me, I took her to a hospital for a medical examination, and now I am approaching the police to seek legal action against my brother, said the complainant.

The report of the minor girl’s medical check-up was awaited.

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