Rescue official arrested for raping girl in Kohat hospital.

KOHAT -- The police on Wednesday arrested an official of Rescue 1122 for allegedly raping a girl in the emergency ward of Liaquat Memorial Hospital here.

Officials said medical report of the girl, who was recovered after six months of the suspect's captivity, showed she was repeatedly gang-raped.

She also told the police that her abductor had presented her to other people as well.

The rescue official, Noor Jalil, was arrested after the girl, a resident of Khushalgarh area of Gumbat tehsil, got registered an FIR against him.

SHO city Islamuddin told Dawn the suspect was arrested from Bilitang. He said the medical report confirmed she had been assaulted repeatedly.

The victim told the police the rescue official had been asking her to marry him, and when she refused, he started blackmailing her.

The SHO said it would become clear after investigations as to how the suspect, posted at the hospital, had brought the girl to hospital.

PROTEST: The local body members flayed the provincial government for 'denying' funds to powers to them on Wednesday.

The protesters led by Kohat city mayor Qari Sher Zaman held a demonstration in front of the deputy commissioner's office.

The protesters announced to also hold a protest in front of the Chief Minister's House...

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