DNA Report of suspected culprit of Lahore Motorway gang rape incident revealed
LAHORE – In a major breakthrough in motorway gang rape incident, during interrogation by Police on Monday, the suspect Shafqat confessed to the rape, sources say.
Punjab police sources said that Shafqat, the accomplice of prime Suspect Abid Ali, has confessed to raping a woman on the motorway in his initial statement recorded to the police. He also confessed to committing 11 other such crimes with Abid Ali as well.
Shafqat told police that they stayed at Qila Sattar Shah the night after the Lahore motorway incident. The next day, they split up with him going to Depalpur and Abid going to his father’s house in Manga Mandi. He revealed that he had last contacted Abid three days ago.
This confession comes after Shafqat’s DNA had matched with the samples collected from the crime scene, security personnel confirmed on Monday.