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Haripur , Nov 12 : A mentally ill girl aged seven was allegedly molested in Changi Bandi village of Sera-e-Saleh union council, police said here on Thursday.
Sera-e-Saleh police quoted one Adil Shehzad, a resident of Changi Bandi, as saying that his daughter was mentally retarded and was standing in the Mohallah when one Bilal from the same locality dragged her into his home and molested her.
The complainant said after the alleged molestation, the residents from the neighbouring houses found the victim from the suspect’s home and shifted her to the trauma centre.
The police said the doctors confirmed the rape in their preliminary medical report. When contacted, SHO Ehjaz Ali confirmed the report and said the police had arrested Bilal and that he would be presented before the court for physical remand on Friday.
Meanwhile, a woman and an infant were killed and four others injured when a van fell into a roadside gorge near Ghumanwan village some36km from here, police said on Thursday.
Police quoted eyewitnesses as saying that a family was on way to Ghumanwan after attending a funeral of their relative when the incident occurred.
Police said a woman identified as Kali Jan and four-month-old Sidra Bibi died on the spot while four others of the family identified as Tahzeem Bibi, Afsar Bibi, Shehzad and Ghulam Mohammad were injured. The dead and injured were taken to the trauma centre.