rawalpindi - Three clerics of a seminary molested and physically tortured a nine-year-old boy at Riaz-ul-Jannah Islamic Centre at Sherzaman Colony, well-placed sources disclosed to The Nation yesterday.

Police registered a case against the three accused under sections 377/506 on the compliant of father of the victim child.

According to sources, the father of the child lodged a complaint that Raja Latif, Qari Umer and Suhail Majeed sodomized his son.

Later, the three also subjected him to severe torture, the victim father told police. Police brought the child to hospital for medico legal report in which the doctors confirmed the child was molested, sources said.

While taking action, police lodged FIR against three accused and started investigation.

So far, none of the three molesters could have been arrested, sources mentioned.

Assistant Sub-Inspector Qaiser, when contacted, confirmed that child was molested by three clerics and police have registered a case against them. “Police are carrying out raids at different places to arrest the accused,” he said.