ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police arrested all of the suspects involved in F-9 gang-rape case on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, a girl had registered an FIR [First Information Report] in Margalla Police Station against an official of Capital Development Authority (CDA) for “blackmailing and raping her in broad daylight in a park on August 2 while two of his accomplices watched”.
The capital’s police on Wednesday, through their Twitter account, shared that they have arrested all the accused named by the girl in the FIR.
ICT Police has arrested two persons accused of rape of a girl in F9 park. Efforts are underway to arrest the remaining. @ICTPolice is putting in place all measures to make F9 park in particular and other parks and tourist places of Islamabad in general a safe place for visitors. pic.twitter.com/FcrRywTAY4
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) August 8, 2018
According to a press note, two of the suspects have been identified as Shairaz Kiani, the gardener, and Murad Khan, who is the security guard of the park.
Earlier in the day, the police had said that they have arrested only two persons accused of raping the girl, whereas, the efforts were underway to arrest the remaining one, assuring that the security measures are in place at all parks of the city.
According to the FIR, the victim was with a boy at Fatima Jinnah Park (F-9 Park) when they were approached by a man claiming to be from CDA. The man, along with his accomplices, harassed them and blackmailed them. They were told that they would be taken to the police station where their parents would be called. The girl had told the officials that that had done nothing wrong and asked him to call the police if he wanted to do so. The boy thought that they were doing this for money and gave them Rs2,000 after which he was asked to leave the park. The boy had been told that they would escort the girl from a different gate.
Later, the girl was taken to a secluded area where one of the men raped her while the other two watched. The official who had raped her dropped her off to a nearby metro station and was threatened the victim into silence.