Punjab police claimed to have arrested another key suspect in the Motorway rape incident during a raid in Dipalpur on Monday. However, the key suspect Abid Ali remains at large.
Shafqat, a resident of Bahawalnagar, has confessed his involvement in the motorway gang-rape case and is a friend of prime suspect Abid.
In wake of the latest development, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar took to social media to share the update with the public.
لاہور – سیالکوٹ موٹروے کے دلخراش واقعہ میں خاتون سے زیادتی میں ملوث شفقت علی گرفتار ہو چکا ہے، جس کا ڈی این اے میچ کر چکا ہے اور اس نے اعتراف جرم بھی کر لیا ہے.— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) September 14, 2020
ملزم عابد علی کی گرفتاری کے لیے بھی ہماری ساری ٹیم مسلسل کوشاں ہے جس کی گرفتاری انشاء اللہ جلد متوقع ہے!
According to the Punjab Police officials they suspect Shafqat’s alleged involvement in the rape incident.
According to the source, the DNA sample of the accused has been sent for analysis to ascertain his involvement in the crime.
The officials maintained that Shafqat has been arrested in light of accused Waqarul Hassan’s disclosures. They said the police are conducting raids to nab the culprits.
Shafqat has confessed his involvement in the motorway gang-rape case and is a friend of prime suspect Abid.