Boy observing Aitekaf ‘raped’

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MUZAFFARGARH: A 13-year-old boy was allegedly raped by a man during Aitekaf at a mosque at Sanawan Bukhi Chowk.

Reports said the boy observing Aitekaf was allegedly raped by a man who was also on Aitekaf.

The suspect managed to escape while the Imam Masjid said he was threatening him with dire consequences.

The victim was learning the Holy Quran by rote at the mosque. The boy was shifted to hospital for medical examination.

Station House Officer Shahid Rizwan Mahota said the suspect would be arrested soon.

Acknowledgement: Published in Dawn News on 4th April 2024.
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