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Four girls of Hanjarwal area of Lahore, who were recovered from a house in Sahiwal on Wednesday after remaining missing for several days, said on Thursday Qasim, the rickshaw driver, had given them an intoxicated drink following which they lost their consciousness, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
They disclosed that before leaving their homes in Hanjarwal, they brought with them Rs600.
And when they hired a rickshaw, they added, they told Qasim, the rickshaw driver, to drop them at a woman’s house in Johar Town.
They told police when Qasim asked them the reason for going to the woman’s house, they told him that two of them namely Ayesha and Samreen worked as maids at her place.
Then, he made them to consume an intoxicated drink at Pindi Stop after which they lost their consciousness, the girls said, and added Qasim instead of taking them to Johar Town took them to his friend Shehzad’s home in Green Town.
Then, they added, they were taken to Sahiwal in a rickshaw as well as in a vehicle.
One of the girls, Kinza, revealed that on reaching Sahiwal Qasim took her to his home where he met with Gurrya.
Kinza further disclosed that Shehzad took Ayesha, Samreen and Anam to his friend Asif’s place in Sahiwal.
On the other hand, suspects have made startling revelations to the police during interrogation.
Qasim said he had sold Kinza to Shehzad in lieu of Rs0.1 million who later struck another deal with a customer in Sahiwal under which Kinza was to be sold for Rs150,000.
Reporters Irfan Malik and Shaheen Atiq