DERA GHAZI KHAN: US travel blogger and content creator, Arbela Arpi, better known as ‘The Spicy Travel Girl’, was allegedly gang-raped on July 17 at a local hotel at Dera Ghazi Khan’s Fort Munro.
According to Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Anwar, a case was registered under Section 376, 292B after the incident, and the main accused was arrested from Ranjapur.
The prime suspect, Muzamil Shehzad, worked as a travel guide in the area and will be presented before a court in Dera Ghazi Khan for further legal action.
The survivor, in her statement, said she was staying at a local hotel in Fort Munro on the night of July 17, when Shehzad and his associates raped her.
The Border Military Police registered a case on her statement wherein she further alleged that the accused also made videos during the incident.
The survivor will undergo a medical examination and the accused will be shifted to Lahore for DNA testing.
Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz has taken notice of the incident and sought a report from the province’s top cop. The chief minister said the accused will be punished according to law and justice will be provided to the victim at any cost.