Police have arrested an Imam Masjid in Faisalabad for trying to rape two minor girls.

As per reports, the parents of the girls did not want to file a complaint against the prayer leader after, but the police registered a case on the complaint of an inspector.

The applicant, Inspector Abdul Hameed, said he along with constables was on duty when he received information that a video had gone viral on social media that showed a prayer leader trying to rape a girl. The suspect, he said, also violated the sacredness of the mosque and the locals identified him.


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The Sandal Bar police arrested the suspect and registered a case against him. City Police Officer Suhail Chaudhry said the suspect tried to rape two minor girls and the police immediately took action and registered a case though the girls’ families were not willing to pursue the case. He said the suspect was arrested and the girls have been sent to court for a statement.