OKARA: The police have arrested a man accused of raping a ninthgrade student.
According to the first information report, the teenage girl of Lehrasab Town went to a government school in Renala City on Monday morning.
After a while, her former classmate reportedly met her at the school and asked her to go shopping.
She obtained permission from her class in charge and accompanied the girl to Renala City Bazaar.
When they were atSaddar Bazaar, the prime suspect with an unidentified accomplice abducted the girl, pushed her into a car and drove to Awan Town and raped her.
Upon her cries for help, witnesses of the incident contacted the police helpline (15). Her father also arrived at the scene, but the suspects fled.
On the girl`s father report, the Renala City police registered a case under Section 376 of the Pakistan Penal Code against three individuals, including the former classmate.
The key suspect was arrested within a few hours.