Punjab Police has decided to set up a ‘Rape Investigation Unit’ across the province following the Gujjarpur Motorway rape case. According to sources, the Rape Investigation Unit (RIU) will organize special cells in all police stations of Rawalpindi Punjab to investigate incidents of sexual abuse of women and children and harassment.
Rawalpindi Special Investigating Officers in all police stations of Punjab will be part of RIU and this unit will work in major districts of Rawalpindi under the supervision of SP Rank Officer. Police sources said that the investigation unit would have special powers to get the DNA test report soon. In addition, the investigating officers posted at Rawalpindi RIU will be free from other duties.