Eight-year-old allegedly subjected to rape by labourer


JEHLUM: An eight-year-old boy was allegedly raped by a labourer in Jhelum on Monday night, the local police told a private media outlet on Tuesday.

Masood Ahmed, the investigating officer told the media outlet that a case had been registered against the suspect who is in police custody.

He further told that the police was approached by the victim’s uncle who claimed that a labourer working at a nearby construction site, subjected his nephew to sexual abuse.

According to the police, the suspect managed to flee after sexually assaulting the boy on the roof of the building under construction. The victim was discovered after the locals heard him cry and rushed towards the scene.

SHO Ghulam Abbas Shah of the Saddar police station has said that while the initial medical examination of the victim has confirmed the assault, the DNA sample of the accused has been sent for a DNA test for further proceedings.