First Responder at the Lahore Motorway GangRape Case reveals horrifying tale of the incident

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LAHORE: A harrowing account has emerged of a Dolphin Force constable, one of the first personnel who reached the crime site of the motorway gang-rape incident.

A woman was on her way along with her children from Lahore to Gujranwala via M-II when she was waylaid and gang-raped on the outskirts of the provincial capital in the early hours of Wednesday.

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Describing what he saw as he along with other personnel reached the scene, Ali Abbas said they received a phone call on police helpline 15 at 2:49 am, after which they rushed to the spot where they saw a car with broken window glass. There was no one inside the vehicle, he added.

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“I switched on a torch to look for the person who called the police and spotted a child’s shoe,” he recounted, adding they grew suspicious on finding another shoe lying in the roadside fields and fired gunshots in the air but couldn’t see anything due to pitch-black night.

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After aerial firing, they walked towards bushes and heard the voice of a woman calling them for assistance, Abbas said. The woman and her children had huddled up close to each other, he added.