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Pakistan: Gang Rape Suspect is High Ranking Official

The victim is a 15-year-old girl who was abducted from the front of her home on December 26th, brought to a hotel, drugged and raped by 6 to 8 men.  The lead suspect is Mian Adnan Sanaullah, a prominent Lahore politician, who was among the eight already arrested.  The event is a rare one in Pakistan, where rapes are very seldom reported and arrests of officials are practically unheard of.  Public outcry on Twitter and the new hashtag #PunjabUnsafeForChildren are documented by Deutsche Welle.  Read more. 

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