HR body seeks report on rape involving policemen.

Byline: Mohammad Asghar

RAWALPINDI -- The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has taken suo motu notice of a gang rape incident involving police officials and asked Rawalpindi police to submit a report to it.

Three police constables, of Rawat police station are among four people suspected of gang-raping a woman working for a call centre. The four suspects, who have been on remand in police custody, will be produced in a court on Tuesday. Police are likely to request the court to extend their remand by another four days.

The rape victim has already recorded her statement in the presence of Sumaira Alamgeer, a civil judge. According to her, the police officials kidnapped her and then raped her at gunpoint. Later they dropped her outside her hostel in Rawalpindi's Satellite Town.

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