BANNU: Bannu Police has arrested two suspects involved in alleged molestation of 15-year-old student and recovered a motorcycle and a pistol from their possession.
Muhammad Ashraf, the victim, who is a resident of Daud Shah area, told police that he had gone to Chand Mari ground for playing cricket along with his friend a person, Tayyeb, took him on motorcycle on gunpoint and took him to a Bala Khana Bannu Bazaar and he along with his friend Arif subjected him to sexual abuse repeatedly. He said after molesting him, Tayyeb brought him back on his motorcycle to Kachkot bridge. He said Tayyeb ‘ordered’ him to come back to the same Bala Khana next week.
Ashraf told police that he secretly informed his mother and sister about the incident as he feared adverse reaction from his elder brothers and father. However, he said he later on gathered courage to file a report with police against the accused.
Cantt Police Station officials took action over the complaint and arrested the accused Tayyeb and Arif. Further investigation into the case are underway.
Police said that the accused have confessed to their crime and expressed resentment and remorse over their action.