Two men held for assaulting teenage cousin in Haripur – 29 Apr 2023

HARIPUR: Two men allegedly assaulted a teenage cousin in the limits of the city police station, police said here on Friday.

SHO city Siddig Shah quoted a 13-year-old boy from Dir district as saying he had been living with his cousins in a rented room of a plaza on Railway Road for the last few months.

On Thursday night, the SHO said he was on a routine patrolwhen he noticed some commotion in the plaza and as he entered the building, a crying and undressed boy ran towards him and informed him that his two cousins had assaulted him.

He said the police arrested the two accused, identified as Abdul Shakoor and Ehsanullah, and registered a criminal case against them under sections 377/34 of PPC and 53 of Child Protection Act. The SHO said preliminary medical examination of the victim confirmed he was raped.

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