She is under the roof of Police Station temporarily, resident of Baghdad Colony, Bahawalpur and got married nine years ago and due to abuses of in-laws and taunts. She filed a case for divorce.
Before three months ago she received anonymous call and caller heard her cries and introduced himself as Abdul Rehman of Umerkot, Sindh. His sympathetic attitude encouraged the woman to develop a friendship. The chatting continued for three months.
Abdul Rehman on April 7 cajoled her to visit Umerkot to finalise marriage plans after meeting each other. He also promised to get my sick mother treated, she told the reporter.
She was received by Abdul Rehman on reaching Umerkot. The man took the woman to the house of Moran Oad and fled from there after physically assaulting her. Physical abuse became a routine as the woman had landed at a brothel. She was closely guarded and had no way to escape.
The woman said that today (Monday) a female neighbour of Moran visited the house whom she narrated her ordeal who informed the police through her husband.
Umerkot police, after taking custody of the woman produced her before District and Sessions Judge Umerkot where her statement was recorded. The court ordered disposal of case according to law.
ASI Khalil Ahmed Kumbhar who recovered the woman told this scribe that they were going to register a case against Abdul Rehman and Moran Oad on the complaint of victim.
The woman who was still at the police station and in the company of a lady constable expressed fears of insecurity. The episode might be repeated here, she feared.