Mandi Bahauddin Police arrested the two accused who raped a mentally handicapped girl.
DPO Mandi Bahauddin Anwar Saeed Kangra while holding a press conference at Police Station Pahrianwali said that a special team of Mandi Bahauddin Police has arrested the two accused from different cities after a special operation.
The accused Ishtiaq Ahmed alias Shakuko was arrested from Bhakkar while Hasnain was arrested from the Kanjah area of Gujarat.
DPO Mandi Bahauddin said that FIR was registered as soon as the incident took place on December 20, while the Chief Minister Punjab and IG Punjab also took notice of incident and directed immediate arrest of the accused.
DPO Anwar Saeed Kangra further said that a special team was formed headed by DSP Phalia Circle and continued regular monitoring of investigation process of the case . Finally, police traced and arrested the accused using traditional skills and modern technology. He said that while completing remaining stages of investigation, the accused would be given severe punishments.
Spokesperson Punjab Police said that IG Punjab has directed a zero tolerance policy on incidents of violence, harassment and abuse against women and children and steps will be taken on priority basis in this regard.