PIC employee arrested on attempt to rape female patient
Lahore police Sunday arrested an employee of Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) against the charges of attempt to rape a female patient.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, a heart patient Mehwish Abdur Razzaq visited PIC for treatment yesterday (Saturday) but an employee Zulqarnain tried to rape her in the washroom.
She told the police that the accused Zulqarnain was standing at the PIC counter and trickily led her to the washroom instead of the ward for checkup.
The victim said the accused accompanied others attempted to rape her but she started hue and cry on which two other employees Iqbal Bhatti and Faisal rescued her.
She also said that after the incident, the accused pressurized her on the telephone for not to take any legal action on the attempt of rape.
The victim also said that the accused had given life threats to her on the legal action against him and his two companions.
An FIR (First Information Report) has been registered in the Shahdman Police Station and police have arrested the accused starting investigations on him.
Reporter: Israr Khan