Islamabad police trace F-9 park rape suspects, search underway

admin 16 February, 2023
Updated 2023/02/16 at 6:38 AM
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Islamabad police seen at a security check point in the federal capital

Two armed men raped a woman in Islamabad’s F-9 park at gunpoint on February 2

The Islamabad police said Friday that two suspects inside the F-nine park rape case have been recognized and traced, but no arrest has been made yet.

The capital police shared on Twitter the development inside the research into the shocking rape case in which two men are suspected of raping a girl at gunpoint in advance this month.

“It is asked to keep away from speculations associated with this case beneath investigation,” the Islamabad police tweeted and requested humans to inform the government in the event that they have any records approximately the suspects.

The police traced the suspect through Safe City cameras. In footage shared by the police on Twitter, two men can be seen riding a motorcycle and passing through the gate of the F-9 park.

The accused had been armed at the time of the incident, in keeping with the Islamabad police.

Meanwhile, sources advised Geo News that suspects in the rape case were arrested from the limits of Golra police station and feature admitted to committing the crime.

According to the police, the case against the suspects has been registered on the Margalla police station.

Sources within the police stated that the suspects, each of whom allegedly belong to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district, were arrested with the help of Safe City cameras. The assets inside the police have additionally claimed that the sufferer of the heinous crime has also recognized the suspects.

A day earlier, Inspector-General of Islamabad Police Akbar Nasir Khan said that the unlucky incident occurred at an unlit a part of the park.

Khan, while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights, also introduced that the police had now not yet made any arrests in reference to the rape and will only accomplish that once they have received strong evidence.

F-9 park rape case

Two armed men raped a woman in Islamabad’s F-9 park at gunpoint on February 2. The case surfaced in the news two days later, leaving the nation shocked at the audacity of the criminals who approached the victim — accompanied by her colleague — at the park, according to the first information report (FIR).

The FIR further stated that the gun-toting aggressors took the two to a nearby thicket at gunpoint and separated them. The attackers then 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 read.

When the victim 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.

As they were leaving into a nearby thicket, the alleged culprits returned “all our things and gave us Rs1,000 to stay quiet” while also telling the victim that she should not be in the park at “this” time of the night, according to the FIR.

The suspects, as per the police, were being traced through CCTV footage and Safe City cameras. Officials of F-9 park were also being interrogated to find clues about the suspects, the police personnel added.

Hospital sources also confirmed that the victim underwent a medical examination at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).

According to the sources, marks of torture were found on the girl’s body and samples taken from the victim were sent to the forensic laboratory for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) tests, which later confirmed that marks consistent with sexual assault were found on the 24-year-old victim’s body.

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