5-year-old boy raped in Faryab
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An adult has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year old boy in northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday.
Police official Maj. Muhammad Yusuf told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Maimana, the provincial capital and that the alleged rapist had been arrested.
A doctor at the provincial civil hospital, Sameer Inayat, confirmed the minor boy had been raped and was currently under treatment. He said the boy was in critical psychological trauma.
Afghanistan Human Rights Commission head for Faryab, Syed Hafizullah Fitrat, said investigators should treat the detained alleged rapist in accordance with the laws.
This was the third sexual attack involving small boys in Faryab this year.
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