A man allegedly raped his 14-year-old stepdaughter in Faisalabad’s Millat Town area and fled the scene after committing the crime, a local media house reported.
According to a police official, the victim’s mother lodged a complaint at the station, stating that her second husband, Latif Masih, allegedly raped her daughter.
The complainant said that she had a daughter from her previous marriage who lived with them.
The woman further reported that on the day of the incident, she was out to buy vegetables when the accused sexually abused her daughter, as she returned home to find her daughter injured and unconscious. She also said that Latif has been missing since the day of the incident.
The victim’s mother further revealed that her brother-in-laws pressurized her into not registering a case against her husband and also threatened her and the daughter of ‘dire consequences’ if she took legal action against them.
Meanwhile, police have registered an FIR against the accused and have started investigations.