A deaf and dumb girl was allegedly raped here in Chak 187/GB on Tuesday.

Mureed Fatima, mother of the victim told the police that she had gone to fields and her daughter (F) was alone at home. In the meantime, accused Muhammad Yar barged into her house and raped her young daughter, she informed.

The police have started investigation into the incident.

CANCELLED: Heavy rain and hailstorm forced cancellation of the inauguration of Jashn-e-Baharan here on Tuesday. Faisalabad Divisional Commissioner Nasim Nawaz and RPO Ihsan Tufail were scheduled to inaugurate the spring festival. Meanwhile, farmers have termed the rain and hailstorm harmful for the wheat crop which was near to harvesting.