An under-age Christian girl was kidnapped, raped and tortured by two influential Muslims, Fides reports. Fouzia Bibi, 15, from the village of Roday, near Kasur in Punjab, comes from a very poor family, and works as a farm labourer with her father, Malooka Masih, and with her brothers.
On 25 January Fouzia Bibi was sent on an errand by her employers. On the way back two Muslims armed with pistols, Sher Muhammad and Shabir Ali, influential people of the territory, kidnapped and, imprisoned her in a room, raped and tortured her repeatedly. The girl was then left unconscious in the street. She managed to return home and her family went to the police station to file a complaint. (continue reading...)(...more)