Woman stabbed during rape attempt

SIALKOT: A woman was stabbed during a rape attempt in Sialkot’s Qila Kalarwala Town on Thursday.

Qila Kalarwala police told Express News that M* was alone in her home when accused Kashif, Usman, Gulfam and Muhammad Sarwar barged in.

The suspects took the woman to a room and tried to gang rape her. However, M* raised a hue and cry and put up resistance.

After hearing her screams, people from the neighbourhood reached the spot and tried to catch the culprits.  When the accused saw the people approaching them, they stabbed the victim with a knife and fled the scene.

Later, the woman was shifted to a local hospital for treatment. The police have registered a case and are conducting raids to apprehend the culprits.

A few days ago, a 15-year-old boy was subjected to sexual assault in Gujranwala’s Tatlay Aali area.

The victim’s mother submitted a complaint at the police station in which she stated that her son S*, a resident of Waqas Town, was on his way home after buying medicines from a medical store.

She added that in the meantime, Luqman, Zeeshan and Irfan, who were on a motorcycle, intercepted him.

She stated that the culprits abducted S* and took him to nearby fields. The victim’s mother lamented that the accused sexually assaulted her son and also recorded a video of the incident.

*Names withheld to protect identity