President upholds dismissal of ZTBL Assistant Vice President for sexual harassment
President Alvi confirmed the dismissal of a male Assistant Vice President of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited, who was found guilty of sexually harassing a female colleague. The Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace imposed a fine of Rs500,000, which the President increased to Rs600,000 due to the serious mental trauma suffered by the victim.
The President rejected the accused’s representation against the Ombudsperson’s decision, stating that the evidence produced by the complainant was credible, and the accused failed to discredit it. The President also upheld the direction that the complainant’s termination from service was illegal and ordered her reinstatement with full benefits.
The complainant had alleged that the accused had recorded her videos on his mobile phone and physically touched her. The Ombudsperson recommended the accused’s dismissal and a fine payable to the complainant.
Woman lured with job offer and raped for five days in Hyderabad
A woman was raped for five days after being tricked into a job offer by two men. She reported the incident to the Hyderabad SSP and a case has been registered against the suspects, but no arrests have been made yet.
The victim was held captive in an undisclosed location in Hyderabad and raped multiple times by Khair Mohammad and Manzoor Chacharr. She was then abandoned on Tando Mohammad Khan Road.
Rawalpindi Child Protection Bureau Seeks Public Help in Reuniting Runaway Children
Child protection bureau seeks assistance in reuniting children with their families. Most of the children were found involved in begging and may have been victims of crimes including sexual exploitation due to their young age.
The bureau has custody of 11 runaway and abandoned children and is requesting public help to locate their relatives.
The children have been provided with shelter, education, and other necessities. The bureau chief urges everyone to assist in the search for the children’s parents.
Kenyan girls rescued from captivity in Karachi after being lured with fake job promises
Kenyan girls brought to Karachi on pretext of job rescued; 5 suspects caught, main accused escaped. Girls lured to Karachi 4 months ago with job promises, but passports confiscated upon arrival and held captive in Punjabi Saudagaran Society.
Girls were tortured. Families unaware until consulate contacted AVCC for help.