LAHORE: A mother of two children was looted and allegedly gang-raped in front of her children in Lahore’s area of GujjarPura, confirmed police on Wednesday, ARY News reported.
According to details, the woman whose identity is kept secret was allegedly gang-raped by unknown men after her car ran out of fuel in the GujjarPura area of Lahore.
The woman called the motorway police and asked for assistance. The motorway police refused to provide her help and were told by the operator that the emergency beat had not been assigned to anyone.
While she was stuck on the road, the two unidentified assailants arrived spot and broke the glass of the woman’s car and took her to nearby fields. She was deprived of her valuables and was molested by the two accused, who fled the scene safely.
Gujjarpura police said that a case of gang rape and robbery has been registered in the complaint of the woman’s relative while the process of identifying the accused via cameras of the safe city was underway.
In Punjab, as many as nine women are raped and three children are sexually abused on a daily basis, according to police records of the first six months of 2020.
Besides rape and sexual abuse complaints against women and children, the Punjab province also recorded daily incidents of 35 abductions and 11 murders during the six months ending in June 2020.