HAFIZABAD-A police constable was arrested on the charge of attempting to criminally assault a young girl of Qila Balwant Singh.

According to the FIR lodged with the police by Shoukat Ali father of the victim, Constable Imran posted at police station sadder Hafizabad enticed his daughter Tayyaba to his residence in Qila Balwant Singh where he attempted to ravish her. On her hues and cries, some villagers rushed to the spot as a consequence of which, the accused managed to escape.

The villagers protested against the cop and brought the incident to the notice of DPO who immediately suspended the COP and ordered registration of a case against the accused. The cop was promptly arrested and departmental inquiry has also been ordered against him by the DPO.