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Rights Watch | 15th July 2022
Mobina Town police on Thursday registered a case under Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act against a man accused of murdering his wife and boiling her body in a pot in Karachi's Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Wednesday.
Rights Watch | 14th July 2022
A married woman and three unmarried teenagers were kidnapped in three separate incidents in Taxila's Wah area on Wednesday. Police have yet to trace the missing women and no suspects have been arrested so far.
Rights Watch | 5th July 2022
One Allah Ditta, a resident of Basti Bahadurka in Bahawalnagar, strangled his 17-year-old college-going daughter dead for objecting to his bringing strange women over to their home.
Rights Watch | 4th July 2022
Concerned neighbours on Sunday rescued three children from their abusive father in Usman Town, Faisalabad. Rescue 1122 shifted the minors to Allied Hospital for therapy while the father has been arrested.
Rights Watch | 2nd July 2022
A young man and his friends murdered his mother, a local political leader, and her alleged paramour for 'honour' in Jacobabad on Friday. Police believe the suspects have escaped to Balochistan.
Rights Watch | 28th June 2022
A polio worker and two police officers were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in North Waziristan's Datta Khel tehsil on Tuesday. A polio eradication campaign was launched in teh area on June 9 after 11 positive cases emerged this year.
Australian-Pakistani woman axed to death for wanting to return to Australia
An Australian-Pakistani woman, Sajida Tasneem, was reportedly axed to death by her father-in-law for insisting on going back to Australia for better education of her three children.
Rights Watch | 11th June 2022
The parents of a 25-year-old woman have accused her husband and in-laws in Jati Pind village of burning her alive on Friday. The father of the victim claims she was being abused for the past few years.
Rights Watch | 6th June 2022
Jhelum Police on Sunday arrested 5 men accused of gang-raping a woman within 24 hours of the incident. Meanwhile, the Punjab Govt has decided to reactivate the post of AIG Gender Crimes.
Rights Watch | 2nd June 2022
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to a man accused of blasphemy, citing the prosecution’s “lack of interest” regarding the case. The court also reprimanded the police for becoming the plaintiff in the case