LAHORE: The Lahore police have arrested a police officer for allegedly raping a girl in the Kahna area of the city.

Parents of the victim have lodged a complaint with local police that DSP Babar Jamil took their 15-year old daughter to an unknown place in his car and allegedly raped her. She was shifted to a hospital for medical checkup.

Senior Superintendent of Police Amara Athar said that the police were investigating the incident and strict action will be taken against the police officer if found guilty.

On the other side, the accused DSP termed the allegations baseless. A spokesman for the police said the accused was suspended on February 20, 2015 on various charges and an inquiry was already under way against him.