DASKA - A fiendish man identified as Abdul Rehman criminally assaulted his neighbour Muhammad Riaz's eight-year-old minor daughter Tanzeela in village Glotiyaan Khurd here on Thursday.

Reportedly, she was playing in front of her house, when the accused took the minor girl to his nearby home, where he criminally molested her. On listening to her hue and cry, locals rushed to her rescue due to which the accused fled the scene. The Daska Saddr Police registered a case while the girl was admitted to Daska Civil Hospital where her condition is stated to be critical.

Meanwhile, some unidentified thieves took away a motorcycle (STN-5610) owned by one Pervaiz Akhtar, a resident of Habibpura from outside Nadar office located on College Road. The City Police have registered a case.