Rights Watch | November 2nd 2020

--Plea for sending Arzoo Raja to shelter home dismissed --Rawalpindi man Kills Wife over a money dispute --PolioTeam attacked with axe in Chiniot


Arzoo Raja will be shifted to a shelter home

A teenage Christian girl, who was allegedly forcefully converted and married a Muslim man, will be shifted to a shelter home under orders of the Sindh High Court.
In a tweet on November 2, Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights, said the judge has ordered the girl to be recovered by police and relevant agencies and shifted to a shelter home.

Woman killed over a money dispute

A man has accused his son-in-law of murdering her daughter over money issues in Rawalpindi. Father tells police the couple often quarreled because his son-in-law would take his daughter’s salary

Girl assaulted in Wah

Five people have sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Wah Cantonment. The victim’s father tells police the accused picked up her daughter in a Suzuki van and raped her in a house.

Man held for attacking polio team with an ax

A man has been arrested after attacking a polio team with an ax in Lalian tehsil of Chiniot. Tahir Abbas attacked polio workers visiting his village. The deputy commissioner has directed police protection for each polio team.