Newly-Married Woman Gang Raped By Men Clad In Police Uniforms In Multan
Four armed men allegedly gang-raped a newly-married woman and made off with five tolas of gold and about Rs125,000 in cash in Shujabad tehsil of Multan, police said on Wednesday.
According to reports, the armed men stormed the house of a newly married couple in the Mochipura neighbourhood and held the household hostage at gunpoint for two hours, the police said. They beat up the groom and allegedly subjected the bride to sexual abuse, a police official said, adding three of them were clad in police uniforms. They made off with five tolas of jewellery and Rs125,000 in cash.
On getting information, a contingent of Shujabad police personnel reached the spot of the crime and began collecting evidence.
The police said the couple had been taken to a hospital where the woman will undergo a medical examination to ascertain whether she was sexually abused by the armed men.
Earlier on December 30 last, a woman who had been married three days ago was gang-raped by three people in a field in Sheikhupura.
The bride along with her mother-in-law and three other male family members was travelling in an auto-rickshaw when three people wearing masks intercepted them. They snatched mobile phones, cash and jewellery from the rickshaw riders and later gang-raped the bride.