- The main suspect has been arrested and is being taken into custody for a four-day pre-trial detention.
- The police officer’s initial medical examination confirmed that the woman had been tortured.
- The family of the sub-inspector claims to have received threatening calls from relatives of the suspect.
Police arrested the prime suspect in a sub-inspector kidnapping case based on the police officer’s medical examination, which confirmed the woman had been tortured.
A deputy inspector was reportedly kidnapped and tortured by a man who allegedly tried to rape her at gunpoint in Muzaffargarh district.
However, to confirm or deny the rape allegations, further medical examinations will be carried out, police said.
Meanwhile, the suspect is now in custody for a four-day pre-trial detention.
According to a first information report (FIR), the secondary inspector was on his way to Saddar police station to work on a case when the suspect kidnapped her in a car and took her to a garden near the ring road de Chaman where he tortured her and then raped her.
The victim had since been transferred to a hospital for treatment.
According to the FIR, the kidnapping took place near two police stations in broad daylight. The victim told police the suspect – identified as Kashif – had been harassing her through phone calls and messages for some time.
A police spokesperson revealed that the suspect was arrested and the car he kidnapped the victim with was confiscated.
The spokesperson added that a case of kidnapping, torture and sexual assault had been registered at the city police station against the suspect.
The investigation of the case is overseen by the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of the city police station.
Punjab Inspector General (IG) Inam Ghani, taking note of the incident, ordered Regional Police Officer (RPO) Dera Ghazi Khan to submit a report on it.
IG Punjab also ordered strict legal action against the arrested suspect.