‘Drugged, raped’ woman rescued

KARACHI: A woman aged around 21 years was found lying unconscious and without clothes behind a well-known restaurant of the city at Seaview in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Sunday.

South SSP Sheeraz Nazeer told the media that the police helpline ‘Madadgar-15’ had received a call that a woman’s ‘body’ was lying at the specified place. He said the police rushed to the spot and found the woman in an unconscious condition. She was taken to a hospital and provided treatment.

After regaining consciousness, the woman told the police that she was drugged, tortured and raped.

Police surgeon Dr Qarar Ahmed Abbasi said that the medical examination of the woman performed at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Complex confirmed raped but suggested that there were no visible marks of torture on her body.

According to Darakshan SHO Shah Jehan Lashari, the suspects committed the crime at an apartment in the Muslim Commercial Area of the DHA and then took the woman to the seaside in a car where they threw her out of the moving vehicle.

An FIR has been registered against a man and a woman both nominated by the ‘victim’ in her complaint.

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