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One Muhammad Sharif shot dead his wife, Kulsoom (32), after years of quarreling in Hasilpur, Punjab. The suspect initially claimed his wife was murdered by assailants but later confessed to shooting her following an argument. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
A mother of two children along with several villagers of Chak 11 Ford Wah staged a protest against Bakhshan Khan police for aiding her rapist, an influential landlord, by throwing out her complaint despite a medical exam confirming sexual assault. For more news on women's rights abuses, keep reading.
The body of a young woman, later identified as Zameera, was discovered at a construction site in Madina Colony, Manghopir, Malir, on Tuesday. Police have detained her husband Ghulam Haider and her brother for questioning in what is being investigated as a possible 'honour' killing. For more human rights news, keep reading.
Man guns down wife and her alleged paramour in the Mangoli area of Nasirabad district, Balochistan for 'honour' on Tuesday. Police have arrested the assailant and confiscated the murder weapon. For more stories on human rights abuses in Pakistan, keep reading.
A Lahore anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday adjourned till March 11 hearing for the jail trial of Abid Malhi and Shafqat Bagga, accused in the motorway gang-rape incident, following cross-examination of four prosecution witnesses. For more human rights-related stories, keep reading.
21 year old Iram, wife of Zeeshan, succumbed to injuries sustained during brutal torture by her husband and in-laws in Lahore's Nishtar Colony. Deceased's family alleges Iram was regularly brutalized by her husband of two years. A case has been registered against the accused. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
Steel Town police on Friday, February 12, announced the arrest of three men accused of abducting a college student from Gulshan-e-Hadeed and sexually assaulting her on February 9. DNA test results awaited before police can proceed with further legal action. For more stories on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Mansehra traffic police ban female students from sitting in the front seats of school vans and buses after a slew of complaints from parents that their girls were being harassed by drivers. Moreover, police stated that drivers accused of harassment will be fined and may face legal action. For more, keep reading.
Acting on a tip from Interpol, FIA’s Cybercrime Wing arrested one Zaheer from Sialkot for distributing child pornography online. Harbouring suspicious of her character, Falak Sher of Chak 459 GB hacked his wife Ishrat to death for 'honour'. UET Peshawar, the UNHCR and the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees sign MoU on creating academic opportunities and developing technical skills of Afghan refugees.
Case lodged against four in Lahore, including husband and mother-in-law, for beating and strangling to death a woman for not siring a son. Saddar police arrest a man for repeatedly raping his 16-year-old daughter for the past three months in their home in Chak 439 GB, Faisalabad. Supreme Court moved to prompt government to formally request India to launch inquiry into mass-death of 11 Pakistani Hindus in Jodhpur.
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