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Two girls sexually assaulted in Chakwal

Two girls sexually assaulted in Chakwal

CHAKWAL: Two minor girls were sexually assaulted by their close relatives, police said on Wednesday.

An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her stepfather in Khaiwal village located in the Saddar police area, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred on August 13 but the distressed family managed to report the incident to police only on Wednesday due to the pressure of the accused and an influential person of the village.

The police have arrested the accused who has confessed to having committed the crime.

The accused works as a security guard in Rawalpindi and married the victim’s mother three years ago after her first husband passed away.

SHO Shahid Gujjar confirmed the arrest of the accused.

“Although the accused has confessed, the report of a medical examination is still awaited,” he added.

In another incident, a 12-year-old girl was raped by a close relative in Kazimabad locality of Chakwal city.

The accused took her to Mozaffargarh where he raped her. The girl’s parents recovered the girl and handed the accused over to police.

The accused is married and confessed to having committed the crime.

“The medical report confirmed that the girl was sexually assaulted,” SHO Zaraat Baloch said.

Published in Dawn, August 17th, 2017

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