LAHORE – Harbanspura Police are allegedly patronising the rapist cop and his four accomplices, who gang raped a girl several days back.

One Safia Bibi, mother of the victim girl, told the reporters that her daughter was kidnapped by five persons including ASI Miraj Din and his four accomplices Sham Shahzad, Babar, Farooq, and Asghar. “They gang raped my daughter and left her in state of unconsciousness,” she said. Although police registered a case against the cop and other culprits but no one was arrested till Wednesday, she added. She, however, claimed after registration of the FIR, the same culprits again kidnapped her and victimised her of the same crime.

Safia Bibi appealed to the CCPO and DIG Operations to take notice of the matter and provide her justice.

Man receives burn injuries: A 45-year-old man sustained multiple burn injuries during a fire, whereas the bodies of three people, including a 14-year-old girl, who had died due to burn wounds in separate incidents, were laid to rest here Wednesday.

According to the rescue officials, one Muhammad Nazir Ali of Thokar Niaz Baig was in his kitchen when the gas cylinder exploded after catching fire, he sustained severe injuries. Meanwhile, the rescue teams reached and shifted him to the Burn Unit at Mayo Hospital where he is being treated. “His condition is serious but we are trying to save his life,” a paramedical staffer said.

Transfers, postings in police: The Inspector General of Police has transferred/posted three police officers on Wednesday.

According to a notification, SP Awais Ahmad, awaiting posting, has been transferred and posted as SP Investigation Branch, Lahore, against an existing vacancy. Similarly, SP Investigation Muzaffargarh Naeem-ul-Hassan was transferred and posted as SP Investigation Khanewal while Mrs Muqadus Aasmi SP Investigation Khanewal closed to Police Headquarters, Punjab.