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Pakistan police arrest 10 men for ordering ‘revenge rape’

The ten men are all thought to be from the same village

By: Sarwar Alam

Police in central Pakistan have arrested 10 men for ordering the rape of a woman as revenge for a rape allegedly committed by her brother, officials said on Tuesday (27). The incident happened on March 20 in Toba Tek Singh, a town in Punjab province 275 kilometres (172 miles) southwest of Lahore. “A boy named Waseem was caught in the act with a 16-year old girl and the whole neighbourhood gathered demanding to kill the boy,” said Naeem Yousuf, a local police official. “The boy’s family then gave the girl’s family the option of raping any woman in their family,”…

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