Abid Malhi – the prime suspect in Motorway Rape Case, has been apprehended from Faisalabad, Punjab on Monday (today).
According to police sources, Abid Malhi has been taken into custody from Faisalabad. The suspect will be moved to Lahore where he will undergo DNA test.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication, Dr Shahbaz Gill took to social media to announce the development.
Abid Malhi has been on the run since September 9th, whereas other suspects including Shafqat Ali and Waqarul Hassan were already in police custody.
Motor Rape Case Incident
The victim – a mother of two and whose identify has not yet been disclosed, was travelling with her children on Sialkot-Lahore motorway along with her two children when her car ran out of fuel at the Gujjarpura section at around 1:30am on the night between September 8th and 9th.
She had duly informed and shared her location with a relative and even tried approaching Motorway Police via their helpline, however she received no response from the latter.
Meanwhile, two robbers approached the car, broke the window and then raped the victim repeatedly in front of her children.
The robbers also took Rs 100,000 in cash, a bracelet, car registration and three ATM cards with them.