Police detain confederate of two most important suspects in motorway gang-rape case

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LAHORE: Police have arrested the third confederate of the 2 prime suspects within the motorway gang rape case, officers confirmed on Tuesday, whereas key suspect Abid Ali stays at giant.

Police stated a person named Bala Mistri, recognized by the arrested suspect Shafqat Ali because the third individual within the Lahore motorway gang rape case, has been taken into custody.

According to particulars, Bala Mistri was with them on that evening however had left earlier than the incident.

The police stated that he has been concerned in numerous crimes alongside Abid up to now as nicely.

Shafqat reveals third identify

A day prior, sources had knowledgeable Geo News that suspect Shafqat informed police a 3rd identify within the motorway rape case throughout interrogation.

According to Shafqat, Mistri known as him and the prime suspect Abid to Lahore and all three gathered in Shahdara the place they’d meals collectively. They “went to commit the crime but Bala Mistri turned back halfway,” he had informed police, in response to sources.

Shafqat had additionally informed police that he and Abid had tried to rape a girl in Sheikhupura a month earlier however fled as Punjab police arrived on the scene.

“We spent a night at Qila Sattar Shah after committing the rape,” Shafqat informed police, as per sources. “The next day, I went to Dialpur and Abid went to his father in Manga Mandi,” he added, noting that he was final involved with the prime suspect three days in the past.