LAHORE: Police claimed on Saturday to have arrested two suspects involved in raping a mentally challenged girl in Sherakot.
A resident of Talat Park, Babu Sabu area, lodged a complaint that his 14-year-old daughter, who is mentally challenged and suffering from hearing and speech impairment, was sitting outside her house on Thursday evening when her brother-in-law ‘T’ took her to a nearby house.
He said the suspect and the owner of the house ‘S’ raped his daughter and were also hurling threats for lodging complaint.
Shera Kot police registered the rape case and started investigation.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Parvez Elahi and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Faisal Shahkar had taken notice of the incident.
The IGP directed the DIG Investigation Lahore to probe the incident.
Later, a police team conducted raids in different areas of the city and arrested both suspects at Saggian late on Friday night. — Staff Reporter