Cop released after teen withdraws gang-rape allegations

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Staff Reporter

The 16-year-old girl from Naseerabad on Sunday retracted from her earlier claim regarding her gang-rape, saying she was coerced into making false gang-rape allegations.

Three persons were booked after she made the allegations and two of them including a cop and hotel manager were detained while the prime accused Fahad is still at large.

Upon her withdrawal of allegations, the judicial magistrate ordered released of the arrested police constable Gufran after a day.

A policeman and the manager of a hotel were originally arrested for their alleged involvement in the rape of a teenage girl in Faisalabad.

According to police, key accused Fahad, who is on the run, called his 16-year-old friend to a hotel on some pretext and sexually abused her along with his friends.

Two co-accused constable Gufran and hotel manager Tanveer were taken into custody, the police said, adding the key accused, a resident of Sidhupura, had gone into hiding and efforts are effort to nab him as well.

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