Bahawalpur: The police have arrested four Hindu people, for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping and sexually assaulting, a 17-year-old Muslim girl in Behta Colony in Village Chak-101 in district Bahawalpur.

Yaman City Police Station SHO Muhammad Mairaj said that the suspects, first kidnapped the girl from outside her house and took her to a desolate place, where they sexually molested her for hours before fleeing, while abandoning her in an unconscious condition.

The police shifted the girl to a local hospital for a medical report, before taking a hand on the alleged rapists.

On the basis of the statement of the victim and the medical report, the police started investigation and traced the suspects, who were hiding at a remote location. The suspects were identified as Mukesh Ram, Tara Ram, Kelash Ram and Radha Ram, while the fifth suspect of the alleged rapists was still at large. Police were conducting raids to arrest him. Further investigation is under way, the police said.