Gang-Rape Victim Succumbs to Injuries at Karachi Hospital
A teenage girl who was a victim of gang rape and had been receiving medical treatment at Civil Hospital Karachi has sadly passed away. The 13-year-old girl, originally from the Mirankot area of Qambar Shahdadkot, had been abducted by five individuals approximately a month ago.
She was taken to an undisclosed location where she was subjected to a brutal gang rape and torture before being abandoned by the roadside. The young girl, who had suffered from the traumatic ordeal, was initially transferred to Chandka Hospital Larkana and subsequently referred to Civil Hospital Karachi due to her critical condition. Despite the dedicated efforts of medical professionals, she could not survive.
Supreme Court Grants Custody of Minor Girls to Mother; Father Warned of Contempt
The Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa, granted custody of two minor girls to their mother, emphasizing that the father must comply with the decision or face contempt of court.
Despite the father’s plea, the court upheld the mother’s custody based on Shariah principles, citing concerns about the parents’ ongoing tension and its impact on the children’s future. The court also allowed the father visitation rights, permitting him to see his daughters every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., ultimately resolving the case with both parents’ consent.
Protesters Demand Internet Restoration in Lakki Marwat Amidst Disruptions
Demonstrators in Titterkhel town, Lakki Marwat rallied on Tuesday, calling for the reinstatement of internet services. A group of young individuals, along with local body members, organized a protest along the Bannu-Dera Ismail Khan stretch of the Indus Highway. They held placards and chanted slogans to highlight their demand.
During the demonstration, speakers emphasized the adverse impact of the internet suspension, particularly on the town’s residents, including the youth and business community. One protester pointed out that the shutdown had disrupted both traditional and online businesses, making it challenging for students to apply online for educational institution admissions.