Five rape cases have been reported in Lahore during the last 24 hours, Geo News reported.
According to the police, all rape cases have been registered at different police stations across the city.
A man named Maqbool allegedly raped his 16-year-old stepdaughter in Johar Town. The complainant, the suspect’s wife, reported the rape and a case has been registered against the suspect.
A mother of four children was allegedly sexually assaulted in the Bhagatpura area within the limits of Shadbagh police station, while a 10-year-old boy was raped by an unidentified person in Manawan, as per the police.
In another incident, an unidentified suspect raped a 17-year-old girl in Lari Ada area after offering her a job. While the Nawankot police arrested a 15-year-old suspect for attempting to rape a seven-year-old girl on Church Road.
Meanwhile, the government has decided to form a committee to protect women from harassment and abuse.
Addressing a press conference after the meeting of the federal cabinet, Fawad Chaudhry said that a committee will be formed in which government officials, religious scholars and civil society would guide the government to help prevent these incidents.