Islamabad police say F-9 park rape case suspects killed

The Islamabad Capital police (ICT) on Thursday claimed that suspects in the F-9 park rape case were killed in retaliatory fire after they allegedly shot at a police checkpoint in the capital

According to an early morning tweet posted on the Islamabad police’s official Twitter handle, two gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at police barricade D-12

ناکہ D-12 پر فائرنگ ۔ اسلام آباد ناکہ پر دو نا معلوم مسلح موٹر سائیکل سواروں کی فائرنگ۔ پولیس اہلکاران حفاظتی اقدامات کی وجہ سے محفوظ رہے۔ زخمی حملہ آوروں کو ہسپتال منتقل کیا گیا مگر وہ جانبر نہ ہوسکے۔ شاخت کا عمل جاری ہے۔ سیکیورٹی کے پیش نظر خصوصی ناکے لگائے گئے تھے۔ 1/2 — Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) February 16, 2023 The capital police added that police personnel remained safe in the incident due to safety measures, adding that both wounded "assailants" were shifted to a hospital, however, they succumbed to their injuries

Read Bus hostess allegedly raped by guard Hours later, the police confirmed in a tweet that the gunmen were identified and that both were involved in the F-9 park rape case

They also added that the "attackers" were wanted in serious crimes, including street crimes, adding that one of the accused was involved in a murder during a robbery

ناکہ ڈی 12/ملزمان کی پولیس پر فائرنگ۔ مرنے والے حملہ آوروں کی شناخت ہوگئی۔ دونوں ملزمان سٹریٹ کرائم سمیت سنگین جرائم کی وارداتوں میں مطلوب تھے۔ ایک ملزم ڈکیتی کے دوران قتل میں اشتہاری تھا۔ دونوں ملزمان ایف نائن پارک میں لڑکی سے زیادتی کے وقوعہ میں بھی ملوث۔#ICTP #OPS — Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) February 16, 2023 Earlier this month, a young woman was allegedly raped by two armed men at Fatima Jinnah Park, also known as F-9 park, in Islamabad

The incident took place on February 2

According to the victim, she was visiting the park along with a male companion when she was raped by the suspects at gunpoint

The woman and a colleague were at the park when two armed suspects showed up and held them hostage and moved them to a forested area of the park

Read More TV channels barred from airing news on rape The two armed men forced the woman and her colleague into nearby bushes at gunpoint before separating them

They then physically assaulted the woman when she pleaded and asked them to let her go

She even offered money to them to let her go but they didn’t relent, according to the FIR lodged by the victim at the Margala Police Station

The attackers even threatened the woman that they would call more ‘friends’ to attack her if she did not stop raising her voice

The victim tried to run away but her attempts were foiled by the gun-toting attackers, the FIR said

After raping her, the attackers returned all the things belonging to the victim and her colleague and even offered them a thousand rupees to keep quiet about the incident

According to the FIR, the alleged rapists told the victim that she should not have been in the park at that time of the night

Date:17-Feb-2023 Reference:View Original Link