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The Sindh Assembly on Friday passed the Sindh Child Protection Authority (Amendment) Act 2021 under which special child courts will be established in all districts in the province. For more news on human rights, keep reading.
The body of a beautician, who went missing in October of 2020, was recovered from a farmhouse owned by Major (retired) Mehboob Akhtar Mian in Memon Goth. A suspect arrested in the case alleged the motive was to usurp the victim's husband's retirement funds, however police will determine the truth after the arrest of the retired major.
A resident of Thul in Jacobabad on Friday night, April 16, shot dead his wife and sister-in-law for so-called 'honour' for allegedly having illicit relations. Police have detained the accused and confiscated his weapon. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
One Muhammad Nawaz, a resident of 77/5-L village in Sahiwal strangled dead his sister Sameer Thursday night after she refused to return to her husband following a domestic quarrel. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
Police are on the hunt for a 16-year-old boy accused of raping a three-year-old girl in Jamal Jatti area within the limits of the Saddar police station on Wednesday. The girl is in critical condition while her medico-legal report is awaited. For more human rights news, keep reading.
Punjab police recovered an abducted 4-year-old girl and arrested her kidnapper from the Mochi Pura area of Kasur within three hours of her disappearance. While the girl has been safely returned to her parents, police are questioning suspect Jamil to ascertain his motive. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Some 400 public and private institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have formed inquiry committees under the purview of the province's workplace harassment laws; two suspects in case pertaining to alleged forced suicide of Dr. Maha refuse to submit DNA samples, stalling inquiry; two cousins have admitted to raping and murdering seven-year-old Momina Larik
Relative's DNA confirmed match in the murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Khairpur district, police move to apprehend the suspect whose whereabouts are currently unknown; police arrest van driver for raping two minor boys in front of two other classmates in a seminary in Gujjar Garhi area of Mardan; Okara man guns down sister, disposes of her body in a canal following a domestic dispute.
13 year old boy who had been lured by malicious persons via online game PUBG was found raped and murdered in Nankana Sahib two days after he had disappeared. Family claim that two other boys have disappeared from their area under similar circumstances, and that despite repeated complaints, the police failed to take the matter seriously.
Two arrested on suspicion in connection with rape and murder of seven-year-old Momina Larik in Khairpur, Sindh. For more stories, keep reading.
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