The relatives of a widow, who was allegedly raped by a cop, staged a demonstration against the Seetal Mari Police for not taking action against the accused here at Nawan Shehr Chowk on Tuesday. Over a dozen protesters shouted slogans against the police and demanded immediate action against the accused.

Talking to the journalists the woman namely Fauzia bibi, resident of Sahiwal, told that she was going to Rajanpur for the medical treatment of her son when Afzal Goraya, SHO of Muhammadpur Diwan police station, allegedly kidnapped him police vehicle and raped her. She said that the accused threw her at General Bus Stand when her condition deteriorated but Seetal Mari police did not register her complaint. She said that an FIR No 349/14 was registered against the accused on court order but Seetal Mari police did not take any action against him. She demanded Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice of her plight and issue order for action against him. “If he is not punished, I’ll commit suicide,” she warned.

Meanwhile, a police constable named Rafiq was shot dead by unknown persons here on Tuesday. Rafiq, serving duty at the Mumtazabad Police Station, was returning home from duty when unknown persons riding a motorcycle fired upon him due to which he was killed on the spot.

Police cordoned off the area and started searching for the attackers.

The body of the police constable was sent to Nishtar Hospital for post mortem.