At a time when protests are taking place across Pakistan condemning violence against women, three men seriously injured a woman trying to stop them from raping her four-year-old daughter in Punjab province. A case was registered against the culprits on September 12.
In the Mumtazabad neighborhood on the outskirts of the city, a little girl was reportedly taken by the accused, identified as Salman, and her two accomplices to a field near her home, where they attempted to rape her, reported local media.
According to a first information report (FIR) filed on Saturday, at the Tandianwala town police station, the man was arrested while trying to assault a four-year-old girl, who had gone out to buy candy in a nearby store. The victim’s parents, along with a group of residents, had started looking for her even though she had not returned home.
After hearing his screams, his mother, Shumaila Bibi, reached the place. The accused assaulted her when she confronted them, leaving her seriously injured. The suspects also managed to flee the crime scene, according to local media.
The victim was reportedly transferred to hospital.
Tandlianwala police have registered a case against the accused and further investigations are underway.
Commenting on the issue and sharing a story about the incident, tweep @ 1972Jammy wrote: “[…] Despicable crimes but good that they are denounced and that the attackers are punished.