Despite Islam being intensely homophobic on the outside, behind closed doors its a different story. Especially when the gay sex is taken by force.
KARACHI: Four men allegedly gang-raped a transgender and shaved off his head after giving him a severe beating. The suspects have been identified by the rape survivor, P*, who has also filed a complaint with the police on Saturday. The police have yet to make any arrests. In the FIR, the complainant informed the police that the accused, Ilyas and Sawar, who were friends with P*, took him to their home in PIB Colony on Saturday night. There were two more people at the house and all together they assaulted and then shaved off his head. P* was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment. The medical report confirmed that P* was subjected to rape.
[*Name Withheld to protect privacy]
Published in The Express Tribune, May 11th, 2014.