MUZAFFARGARH-A class 8th girl student was allegedly kidnapped, tortured and raped by four accused here while Punjab chief minister taking notice of the incident ordered arrest of the accused.

According to Muhammad Saleem, father of the affected girl and resident of Mohallah Khurshadabad near DPO House, four persons- Umar Khan and Umar Chaudhry along with their two unidentified accomplices kidnapped his daughter. The accused tortured and raped the girl and later threw her outside her house in critical condition. He alleged that the police, initially, refused to register a case against the accused.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the rape of the class 8th student and sought a detailed report from the District Police officer.

The Punjab government spokesperson said that the CM has ordered DPO Awais Malik to arrest the culprits immediately. On the court order, the City Police have registered FIR No 556/16 under section 365B,776-I and started investigation. The DPO has constituted three teams to arrest the culprits.