JHELUM: A pregnant woman was allegedly gangraped by five men in the limits of the Saddar Police Station of Jhelum on Saturday.
According to media reports, the suspects broke into the house of the woman in the Saddar area of the city.
They assaulted her husbandand tied him with a rope before committing the gang rape.
According to the police officials, the medical examination of the woman was conducted and her blood samples were sent to Lahore for forensic analysis. Police registered a case on the report of the victim;s husband.
Inspector General of Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan immediately took notice of the inci-dent and sought a report from the Rawalpindi regional police officer. Jhelum police arrested three suspectsin the case within a few hours after the incident. Those arrested included the main suspect, a rickshaw driver by profession.
District Police Officer Kamran Mumtaz said a special team had been formed that was conducting raids to arrest the remaining suspects who were on the run.