(NOTE: Real names of the victims have been withheld)
FAISALABAD: Two Christian girls gang raped in a village of Punjab.
According to details, the victims 18-year-old Sara and Seema who is 14 residents of Chak 651/2 were forcibly rapped by lecherous men in a village of District Jaranwala few days ago. Moreover, the police is showing reluctance in registering an FIR against the culprits.
According to the narrative provided by the girls, when their father Iqbal Masih went to nearby fields for an outdoor toilet, allegedly four men namely Sajad, Azeem, Asif, and Akbar took hold of them and forcibly took them away in the thicket. The men then forcibly gang raped the two girls. According to the girls, the men were laughing and mocking the girls as they were being raped, said: “this is fate of poor Christian girls.” However, the poor girls than had to make their own way home running scared and half naked after the horrifying ordeal. When the girls reached home and told of their ordeal, their father Iqbal Masih, went to the Police station to register an FIR against the alleged culprits. The police however showed reluctance in lodging an FIR, pressurising him not to file a complaint and settle down the dispute by compensation.
However, later on he approached the court and the Civil Judge ordered for a medical examination. Subsequently, an FIR no. 552/14 was registered against the suspects and Sajad was arrested while the rest of the suspects named in the FIR have managed to run away.
Moreover, the victimized family is receiving threats from the influencing people of his area. Iqbal Masih is determined that he will get justice for his daughters. He said that God will see them through this difficult period.