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Pakistan: Blind acid attack victim gang raped by three men

PTI
Published May 22, 2016, 4:35 pm IST
Updated May 22, 2016, 4:36 pm IST
A case has been registered against the accused. Police also claimed to have arrested the three accused.
The woman had lost her eyesight in an acid attack by her relative in 2001 (Photo: Representational Image)
 The woman had lost her eyesight in an acid attack by her relative in 2001 (Photo: Representational Image)

Lahore: A 35-year-old woman, who lost her eyes in an acid attack, has been gang raped by three men in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said on Sunday.

The woman, a resident of Layyah district in the province, had lost her eyesight in the attack in 2001 when her relative threw acid on her face for refusing to develop relations with him.

 

A senior police official said that her neighbour Khalid came to her house and said she would have to go along with him to his friend's house to collect wheat for her.

"He took her to his friend's house where he along with his accomplices Khalid and Sultan ganged raped her and left her at a deserted place," the official said. Some passers-by spotted her lying unconscious and  shifted her to hospital where doctors confirmed rape.

A case has been registered against the accused. Police also claimed to have arrested the three accused.

 

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Location: Pakistan, Punjab, Lahore




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