Lahore: Rickshaw driver, others rape girl
LAHORE: A 16-year-old girl was raped allegedly by three people including a rickshaw driver in Rana Town, Shahdra Town police limits, on early Friday. The victim was identified as B, the daughter of Arshad, a resident of Rana Town. The alleged rapists were identified as Babar, Munir and Hussain.
SHO Shahdra Town Mehdi Kazmi told this correspondent that the victim had come to see her father one day back from Baghbanpura where she was living with her elder sister.
On Friday, the victim’s father hired a rickshaw of Babar at around 4 am for her. He told police that the driver, taking advantage of her being alone, took the rickshaw on Kala Khatai Road and raped her at a deserted place.
He said the accused rickshaw driver later took her to the house of his friend where Munir and Hussain also attempted to rape her. Some locals, after hearing the alarm of the girl, informed police at Rescue 15 for help.
Police after receiving information reached the spot and cordoned off the area. They recovered the girl and arrested the three accused.