Police make headway in Lahore motorway rape case

Police says suspect has felony report and necessary progress has been made by an arrest is but to be made. Photo: File

LAHORE: A serious breakthrough was reported on Saturday within the motorway rape case as police discovered a suspect’s DNA matching with the samples taken from the sufferer, sources disclosed to Geo News.

According to sources, a suspect’s DNA pattern was already current within the Forensic Science Agency’s DNA financial institution, which matched with the samples taken from the rape sufferer.

Police mentioned that the suspect whose DNA was already current within the DNA financial institution,  has a felony report and that necessary progress has been made within the case. However, police mentioned he has not been arrested but.

IG Punjab dismisses experiences of any suspect being arrested in Lahore motorway rape case

Inspector General of Punjab Police Inam Ghani had earlier dismissed experiences {that a} suspect within the Lahore motorway rape case had been arrested, terming them as incorrect.

“News on the arrest of a suspect on TV channels and social media are incorrect,” mentioned IGP Ghani, including that he would share any ‘success’ within the case with media as he was monitoring the investigation himself.

“Such unconfirmed news affects the case and is also misleading for the public,” mentioned Punjab’s prime cop. He additionally mentioned that photos of the lady and the suspect of the case being shared on social media had been faux.

The police officer urged media to not run experiences earlier than confirming them and urged folks to have belief within the police.

“We will soon arrest the accused and bring them to justice,” vowed IGP Ghani.

25 suspects with felony report lacking in villages across the motorway

During the investigation of the incident, it emerged that 25 suspects with felony data had been lacking from Karol and adjoining villages.

According to police, a search and sweep operation is underway within the 5km close to the Eastern Bypass – the place the horrific incident passed off.

On the opposite hand, the police have taken DNA samples of 53 folks from three villages – all of whom are between the ages of 20 and 35 years.

Besides, IG Punjab Inam Ghani mentioned that data was additionally being sought from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) relating to the case.

Saying that false news shouldn’t be unfold relating to the case and ongoing investigations, Ghani clarified that no ring has been discovered and no suspects have been arrested. Moreover, the sufferer’s ATM card has not been used as of but.

IG Punjab mentioned that no DNA match has taken place but and that the knowledge could be made public if any progress is made on this regard.

Police contact rape sufferer to acquire her assertion

Police contacted the rape sufferer to acquire her assertion on the matter. However, the lady’s household advised the police that the lady was not in a situation to have her assertion recorded as of but.

SSP Zeeshan mentioned that the lady’s assertion might be recorded when she is in a position to talk about the matter.

Police full geo-fencing of villages

Police on Friday had accomplished the geo-fencing of the villages surrounding the motorway inside a five-kilometre radius the place the incident passed off.

According to a report in The News, the robbers had taken Rs100,000 money and different valuables of the sufferer with them whereas fleeing.

A particular investigation staff (SIT) had visited the crime scene on Friday and restructured the heinous act. However, the investigators couldn’t discover any tangible clue to the culprits.

Robbers gang-rape girl on Motorway

On Tuesday evening, it was reported that two robbers had gang-raped a lady who was along with her kids, on the motorway inside Gujjarpura police’s jurisdiction.

The girl, alongside along with her three kids, was driving to Gujranwala in her automotive when she was compelled to cease on the Gujjarpura part of the motorway after operating out of gasoline, at round 1:30am.

She instantly referred to as a relative and despatched him her location. He requested her to additionally dial the Motorway Police helpline 130 from which she reportedly obtained no response.

In the meantime, two robbers approached the automotive, broke the window, and took the lady and her kids to the close by bushes the place they raped her repeatedly in entrance of the youngsters. They additionally snatched her purse carrying Rs100,000 in money, one bracelet, automotive registration papers, and three ATM playing cards. 

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