Minor girl assaulted

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RAWALPINDI: A nine-year old girl was sexually assaulted in Dhoke Syedian, police said.

In a complaint to the police, the girl’s father said his daughter was on way to a tuition centre located in the street on Sunday afternoon when she went missing.

When the girl did not return after the sun set, her family members launched a search for her, the father said, adding during the search, he heard her screams coming from a house in the neighbourhood. He said as he repeatedly knocked at the door of the house, a boy opened the door.

He said as he went inside the room, he found his daughter sitting in a corner and screaming. He said instead of being apologetic, the boy attacked him. On hearing hue and cry, people from the neighborhood reached the scene and handed the accused over to the police.

According to SP Saddar Circle Ghayas Gul, medical examination confirmed that the child was assaulted.