An officer of the elite force police has been arrested on charges of allegedly raping and blackmailing a 15-year-old boy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Haripur town on Sunday, reported a private news channel.
In his recorded statement with the local police, the victim claimed that Shehzad, the alleged culprit, raped him on multiple occasions and also made a video of the act.
According to report, Shehzad serves as an official of the elite force and is posted at the Peshawar headquarters.
The victim also said that the video was being used to blackmail him into having sexual relations with the accused and his friends.
Local police said the accused has been arrested after a case was lodged against him.
The incident comes as the country is engulfed in a recent wave of child abuse scandals, prominent among which is Zainab’s murder and rape in Kasur and Aasma’s in Mardan.