According to reports, police recovered the gold ring of the woman which was found in the fields where she was reportedly taken and raped in front of her children. The attackers had taken Rs100,000 cash and other valuables of the victim with them while fleeing.
A special investigation team (SIT) visited the crime scene on Friday and restructured the heinous act. However, the investigators could not find any tangible clue to the culprits.
Lahore Police have completed the criminal profiling of 15 suspects who could be involved in the crime. Police is using both traditional and modern methods to probe the case. A member of the investigation team told that DNA [deoxyribo-nucleic acid] samples of suspects are being sent to the Forensic Science Agency. The reports will take some time to match with the victim.
Additional security on Lahore-Sialkot Motorway
Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Inam Ghani said that teams of Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) and Special Protection Unit (SPU) had been deployed for security duties on the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway.
He said the PHP and SPU teams would patrol the motorway 24 hours a day in three shifts, which would ensure safety of lives and property of citizens and help curb criminal acts.
Reacting to news in a section of the media about the main culprit being arrested, the termed it as “fake news”.
However, the IGP Punjab and Shahbaz Gill said there was no such development, adding that once the suspects would be arrested, they would be presented in front of the entire world.
The IGP directed Additional IGP PHP Captain (retd) Zafar Iqbal Awan to conduct field visits to inspect and monitor the security arrangements of the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway.