Lahore, May 27: A 22-year outdated Pakistani bride was allegedly gang raped in front of her newly wed husband by four robbers clad in police uniforms on the primary night time of the couple’s wedding ceremony in the nation’s Punjab province, police mentioned on Thursday.
The incident occurred on Wednesday when the groom Muhammad Latif’s procession reached his residence at Mochipura of Shuja in Multan, some 350 kms from Lahore, together with the bride, police mentioned citing the FIR registered.
Later four robbers clad in police uniform barged into the home and gang raped the bride whereas holding the relations hostage.
“Four robbers clad in police uniform barged into the home at 3 am Wednesday. They held the household hostage and entered the couple’s room the place they gang raped the bride in front of her husband. They additionally tortured the couple,” a senior police officer mentioned.
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The robbers made off with five-tola (58.3 grams) of gold from the bride and Rs 125,000. The police mentioned that later the couple was shifted to hospital and medical report confirmed the rape. The situation of the bride is alleged to be steady. Senior police officer Khurram Ali Shah met the sufferer’s household and guaranteed them of justice.
“Forensic stories will assist decide the path of the Investigation,” Shah mentioned. He additionally mentioned the police officers had been investigating whether or not the suspects had been hardened criminals or focused this household as a result of of some private enmity.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed the police high command to apprehend the culprits on the earliest.
Story first printed: Thursday, May 27, 2021, 21:07 [IST]