Three policemen among four arrested in Rawalpindi rape case


RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police have arrested four suspects, including three policemen, in connection with the alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman on Saturday.

According to Rawat Police Station SHO Raja Aizaz Azeem, the victim had filed a complaint before Rawalpindi CCPO Capt (r) Faisal Rana against the quartet.

As per the case’s first information report (FIR), the victim was out with a friend on May 15 when the armed suspects abducted her. They forced her into a car before taking turns subjecting her to rape, the FIR adds.

The victim further alleged that the suspects had also relieved her of her gold ring and Rs30,000 in cash before leaving her near the hostel she lives in.

CCPO Rana said that the suspects have been arrested, while the trio of policemen nominated in the FIR have also been suspended.

SHO Azeem, meanwhile, said that a medico-legal examination of the victim has already been conducted and the police now await the report which would confirm whether or not the victim was raped.