IG Akbar Nasir says police yet to make arrests in F9 park rape case, waiting for “solid evidence”
Inspector-General of Islamabad Police Akbar Nasir Khan stated the tragic F-9 park rape took place at an unlit part of the park on February 2.
The police have now not but made any arrests in connection with the incident and could handiest achieve this once they have received stable proof, Khan told the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights chaired via Senator Waleed Iqbal on Monday. However, he said that there were two suspicious persons and each had been armed.
To allay worries approximately protection within the park, the IG emphasised that tightening the safety checks at the park’s front would only serve to reason worry most of the public. Instead, the police have improved their presence inside the park, he said, adding that other security preparations have been superior.
The Islamabad IG said that the rape came about in a poorly-lit jungle region of the park. According to the police reliable, the police are making use of cameras from Safe City and different resources, and at least 100 cameras are being set up within the park.
Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Noorul Amin Mengal, who additionally attended the assembly, informed the committee that the F-9pPark spanned over 750 acres, 500 acres of which might be blanketed by jungle. To enhance safety in the park, the CDA leader stated that patrolling has been increased inside the leisure park. An quantity of Rs100 million — an estimated fee for set up of sun panels within the parks of Islamabad has been released.
F9 park rape
The rape case came to the media light on February 4 when two armed men allegedly raped a woman in Islamabad’s F-9 area at gunpoint.
The gang-rape left the nation in a state of shock. The victim was at the park with her male colleague, according to the first information report (FIR).
The gun-toting aggressors took the two to a nearby thicket at gunpoint and separated them, according to the FIR. The attackers beat the young woman up when she pleaded with them to let her go and even offered them money in exchange for her safety, the FIR reads.
When the woman tried to raise her voice, she was beaten and threatened by the attackers who said they would call their “friends” to join them. Her attempts to run away were also foiled by the attackers, the FIR stated.