OKARA: A girl was sexually assaulted at gunpoint and impregnated here in village 27/GD.

According to police, the victim Sumera Bibi, daughter of Mohammad Ashiq, was raped by one identified as Wajid Ali at gunpoint six months ago in village 27/GD. The girl remained silent over the incident for months in order to preserve dignity of her family.

She, however, got pregnant and had to disclose the entire matter to her family.The preliminary medical examination has confirmed the assault.

The police have registered a case against the accused and launched further investigation.