Five rape suspects sent on judicial remand – 06 Jun 2022

GUJRAT: The Jhelum police have arrested the remaining two suspects involved in the gang-rape of a woman.

Police had earlier arrested three people and tracked down two others on Sunday and sent them to the Jhelum district jail on judicial remand.

Police said the suspects had been sent to the jail for identification parade since the case had been lodged against unidentified peoplewhereas another section of Pakistan Penal Code (375A) had been added to the case that was initially lodged under section 3761i with the Jhelum Saddar police on June 4 on the report of the husband of the victim.

Jhelum District Police Officer Kamran Mumtaz told Dawn that the five suspects had been arrested within 24 hours of the reporting of incident.

Moreover, he said, the suspects had also been formally nominated in the case and now their identification parade would be held in the jail.An official of Jhelum police the woman had contracted second marriage with Amir Ilyas who works as an office boy somewhere in Rawalpindi and is a resident of Gujjar Khan.

On June 3, police said, the woman hired a rickshaw to drop her at Dina Town where her husband was waiting.

The driver dropped the couple at their place in the evening but at midnight, he along with four men broke into their house where the five suspects raped the woman.

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