Motorway gang-rape case: Suspect arrested: Buzdar

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Police arrested a suspect involved in the motorway gang-rape case, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar announced. Buzdar took to social media network Twitter and announced the arrest of the culprit involved in the motorway gang-rape case.

Mr. Buzdar said the suspect identified as Shafqat Ali and said his DNA matched with the samples collected from the crime scene. He mentioned that our teams are working hard to apprehend the real accused Abid Ali, referring to the primary suspect.

Motorway gang-rape case: Suspect arrested: Buzdar

“In the light of scientific analysis and investigation of the evidence found at the crime scene, one of the [suspects] …, Shafqat Ali son of Allah Ditta, resident of Haroonabad, Bahawalnagar district, has been arrested,” Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani said in a statement.

He confirmed that Shafqat’s DNA had matched the samples obtained from the crime scene.

He said just as the Punjab Police worked “day and night” to arrest Shafqat, “the fugitive [suspect] Abid Malhi will also be arrested soon and brought to justice,” according to the statement.

On Wednesday night, two robbers on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway had gang-raped a mother of two in an area falling within the Gujjarpura police jurisdiction.


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