Woman raped in metro station underpass
A university student in Rawalpindi allegedly tortured and sexually assaulted a woman in the underpass of a metro bus station. According to police, a case has been registered and the main accused has been arrested while further legal action is being taken.
Woman killed in domestic dispute
A man shot dead his wife during a domestic dispute in Hazro area of Attock. Police quoted the victim’s family as saying that the couple had been married for a few years and their relationship had not been good for some time. ۔ Police have registered an FIR but the accused is still absconding.
Decrease in birth registration of girls
The Department of Local Government and Community Development acknowledged that between 2016 and 2020, the birth rate for girls dropped by 31.5%. The Punjab Commission of the Status of Women has requested the Department of Community Development to take special measures to improve the registration of women and girls.