OKARA - A six-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by a close relative at 4/D village near Hujra Shah Moqeem here the other day.

According to police, six-year-old "H", daughter of Abdur Rehman, was playing in the village bazaar when her relative Ansar Ali, son of Gaman, lured her to a deserted house where he allegedly assaulted her and escaped. The villagers rushed the girl to hospital. The girl's father got a case registered at Hujra Shah Moqeem police station. The police arrested the accused. Villagers had demanded stern legal action against the suspect.


Five persons including two women got injured in a rickshaw-motorcycle collision on Chuchak-Okara Road. A Rescue 1122 team rushed the injured persons to hospital.