RAHIM YAR KHAN - A woman was raped by her brother-in-law here at Taranda Saway Khan the other day.

The victim who introduced herself as Nighat told the mediamen that she was asleep along with her one-year-old daughter in her house as her husband had gone out of the city. Meanwhile, her brother-in-law Mohammad Sadiq barged into the house and raped her at gunpoint.

Meanwhile, Kot Samaba Police Investigation Officer Riaz Ahmed told The Nation that FIR under Section 365 PPC against Sadiq had been registered. The officer added that samples had been sent for chemical examination and only after its report it would be clear whether or not the rape incident occurred.