Man held on sexual assault charges

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police have arrested a man accused of trying to sexually assault a differently-abled six-year-old boy. According to a police spokesperson, the affected child’s father filed a complaint stating that the accused named Bashir had taken his son to his house and attempted to sexually assault him. He said the Nasirabad police immediately registered a case against the accused and apprehended him. SSP Pothohar stated that all legal requirements will be fulfilled to ensure the perpetrator receives exemplary punishment. Any form of assault or exploitation against children and special persons is intolerable, he said. OUR CORRESPONDENT

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