Govt official ‘sexually assaults’ woman after promising job

Staff Reporter

A government official in Islamabad on Wednesday has been blamed for sexually assaulting a girl in the federal capital after promising to provide a job to her.

The victim girl while narrating her ordeal said that the government official asked her to visit Islamabad from Peshawar to get a job. She alleged that he later subjected her to sexual assault.

He took me to a rest house of the National Commission on the Rights of Child and raped me, the girl said as sources claimed that the room was booked on the request of DG National Centre for Rural Development.

The suspect has been identified as BPS-17 official Rana Sohail Akhter, who was currently posted as section officer in the establishment division.

The police while commenting on the matter said that they have arrested the suspect and launched a probe into the allegations leveled by the girl.

“We are also conducting a medical examination of the girl,” they said adding that a case has been registered against the official at Shahzad Town police station on the directives of IG Islamabad.

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