A 15-year-old Sikh girl was allegedly raped by two persons in an ambulance in Pakistan’s Punjab region. The victim is said to be mentally unstable and had gone missing from a Gurdwara in Nankana Sahib city on Saturday.
The victim’s family informed the police, when she did not return. Her father said that they spotted an ambulance of Punjab Emergency Services Rescue 1122 parked at Nankana bypass.
He said “We heard a girl screaming inside the ambulance. We rushed to the vehicle and found two men were assaulting our girl, the culprits fled and threw the girl out of the vehicle some two km away.”
Following which the girl was rushed to the hospital by her family where her condition was stated to be stable.
Nadim Ahmed, the Nankana city police official said that an FIR has been lodged against Ahsan Ali and Sameen Haider, both government employees of the Rescue 1122 emergency service. They have been arrested.
Muhammad Farooq, the Rescue 1122 spokesman said that the department has formed a separate inquiry committee to investigate the matter after placing the accused under suspension. He further added that the department is fully cooperating with the police to ensure dispensation of justice in the case.