LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab Police Inam Ghani has said that prevention of incidents of sexual violence and abuse against women and children is one of the top priorities of Punjab Police. Police are taking all possible steps and no stone will be left unturned to provide immediate justice to the victim and her family. He further said that 20 teams of Lahore Police and CIA headed by DIG Investigation are working day and night to arrest the accused involved in rape with a woman during dacoity on Gujjar Pura motorway with the help of DNA evidence, geofencing, existing CCTV footage and NADRA records from the spot. The investigation is being carried out through other possible means and the brutal accused will soon be arrested and brought to justice. He further said that more than half of the suspects in the case are being investigated and raids are being carried out to nab dozens of former record holders in such incidents. These views were expressed by him in a session held at Central police office and talking to a private television channel.
During the meeting, IG Punjab was informed that Lahore Police is working day and night to arrest the accused as soon as possible and the investigation teams have collected DNA and other important evidence from the spot to help trace the culprits. CCTV footage has been taken from the cameras near the incident while geo-fencing has also been taken and assistance is also being sought from NADRA records for arrest of the accused. IG Punjab urged the officers that efforts should be intensified to arrest the accused and the command officers should consider it as a test case and bring it to a logical conclusion as early as possible. He further said that irresponsibility would not be tolerated in arresting the social criminals involved in sexual violence and oppression.