SWAT: A 14-year-old girl has been sexually abused allegedly by her friend in Madian area of Swat, police said.
A case has been filed against the accused, Rab Nawaz, and raids are being conducted for his arrest. The victim girl has been handed over to her family on a court order.
Police said the accused hails from Sakhra Nokhara village in Matta tehsil of Swat and he had friendship with the victim girl. On the day of the incident, the girl went to the village of the boy at around 11:00am. The girl told police that her friend took her to an empty house near his own house and raped her twice. She said that upon her resistance, the boy threatened to share her indecent photos on the social media.
The girl told in her statement that she was then rescued by the elder brother of the accused. She said the accused’s brother took her to Kalakot Bazaar and left her there in the evening. A watchman of the bazaar noticed the girl and informed the police. The local police contacted the Madian Police and shifted her there.
Police said the medical tests confirmed that the girl was subjected to sexual abuse. The local people said the girl’s father is a poor man and he makes ends meet by doing labour in Madian Bazaar.
Jan Zada, the brother of the victim girl, told media that the family of the accused boy is pressuring them for a patch-up. He said the family of the boy is influential and they are using all tactics to pressurize the victim family and save the boy from punishment.
In February, a three-year-old child was sexually abused in Swat.
Local sources said the victim child Uzair was allegedly sexually abused in Abuha area of Barikot tehsil in Swat district.
People of the area had expressed grave concern over the incident and said the incidents of sexual abuse of children were increasing in Barikot to an alarming extent. The sources said it was fifth reported case of sexual abuse in Barikot which is a matter of grave concern for parents.