IGP Punjab submits report on Lahore sexual assault case
14 September, 2013
LAHORE: Following the Supreme Court's order, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab has submitted the report pertaining to the sexual assault of a five-year old girl in Lahore, Geo News reported Saturday.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry had taken a suo moto notice of the sexual molestation of the minor who was subjected to this brutality in Lahore on Friday.
The CJP had also ordered the IGP Punjab to submit a report on the case by today morning. Following the order, the IGP Punjab submitted his report at the Registrar's office at 8 am that has been sent to the CJP.
According to the report, the medical examination proved that the five-year-old girl was sexually abused who was later abandoned outside the hospital in critical condition.
It was also stated in the report that two teams, each headed by the SP Civil Lines and SP CIA, were formed to apprehend the culprit.
However, it may be mentioned that the identity of the accused could not be ascertained yet.
The victim is recovering after the treatment at the Services Hospital.
The CJP took the notice of the incident after Geo News broke the news and followed it up throughout the day.
According to details, the girl was abducted and sexually assaulted and was dumped outside the Ganga Ram Hospital in a semi-conscious state.
Later, the girl was transferred to the Services Hospital where she remained in critical condition for several hours.
The medical report of the minor confirmed that she was brutally sexually and physically assaulted. She required stitches on her stomach, back and had also received internal injuries.
Four suspects were arrested in connection with the case after Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the crime while an unregistered motorcycle was recovered from their possession.
Police said they are identifying the criminal in the case via CCTV video from the Ganga Ram Hospital. Initial investigations revealed that he was carrying the child on foot and is believed to be 18 years old.