LAYYAH-Three accused of raping a blind woman on the promise of her treatment have been arrested, disclosed District Police Officer Ali Zia.

The accused namely Saleem, Khalid and Younus had gang-raped the blind woman, who had earlier been a victim of acid attack years ago, in their own house. The DPO said the accused will be presented to the court for remand. He explained that Nazar Hussain, alleged lover of effected women, he had thrown acid on her face which brunt the face and affected her eyesight. Nazar has passed 6 years in jail after completing his sentence.

He said that accused Saleem, who had got bail from local court, has been arrested on charges of threats to the effected family. On other hand, political and social workers condemned the gang rape and demanded the suspects be punished severely. Social worker Tofail Ahmad said that gang rape incident is cruelty.