A woman withdrew her allegation of getting repeatedly raped by a man at his house where she was staying after “returning from the United Kingdom” to attend her father’s funeral, claiming that the “suspect” was her husband.

As per reports, the woman had earlier alleged that she had come to Pakistan from the UK six months ago for her father’s funeral. She said she was living at the house of her father’s close friend in Wahdat Colony, where his son allegedly raped her for three days.

Police had filed a rape case against the suspect and detained him.

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However, when the woman appeared before a judicial magistrate, she claimed in a statement on Sunday that the suspect is her husband.

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Deputy Inspector General (investigation) Shariq Jamal Khan told the media that the woman had first accused the man of raping her for three days but during the inquiry, she did not agree to undergo medical inspection and also backtracked on the rape allegation.

The officials said the families of the woman and the suspect submitted a marriage certificate showing she was married to the accused. After that, she removed the rape complaint.

The DIG said the woman was also involved in different cases of bounced cheques and presenting fake ID cards and documents to hide her identity.

He said police investigations had revealed that the woman, who is from Multan, has never been to the UK.