Eight cases of rape have been registered in Lahore in last 48 hours, Dawn has reported.

A housemaid was raped in Defence Lahore, after being promised a job against an attractive salary package. The woman got pregnant after the rape, leading to her husband kicking her out of the house.

In a separate incident, a man kidnapped a 14-year-old girl from Muzaffargarh, took her to Lahore, and raped her.


One woman was gang raped in Quaid-e-Azam Industrial area, another was raped in Sabzazar.

Another woman was allegedly raped in Green Town area of Lahore.

As per the details, the suspects involved in rape incidents also take money from the the survivors by blackmailing them.
Last year in June, Punjab government declared a rape emergency in the province, following an increase in rape and sodomy cases in the province.