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Eagle Squad officers on Wednesday allegedly opened fire on a car at Sariab Road, Quetta, killing 22-year-old student Faizan Jattak and injuring his cousin. Balochistan Government Spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani assured justice to the slain youth's family. For more news on human rights issues, keep reading.
A Judicial Magistrate (East) on Wednesday granted police three-day custody of a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a ten-year-old girl in Karachi's Essa Nagri neighbourhood on Tuesday. For more news on violence against women and children, keep reading.
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.
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.
Police on Monday arrested two men for killing a man and injuring a woman in Islamabad’s DHA in what is being investigated as an honour killing.
Police on Thursday arrested a pedophile accused of raping nearly a dozen children in Lahore’s Sanda area. The suspect, who lured minors under the pretext of training them how to use a gun, would allegedly film the assault and blackmail his victims. For more news on human rights abuses, keep reading.
Rights and political activists, traders and locals in Karak held a demonstration on Tuesday against the police's failure to apprehend those involved in the rape and murder of four-year-old Hareem Fatima. Protesters threatened of a sit-in if the investigation continues to be delayed. For more human rights news, keep reading.
The body of a 10-year-old girl who was reported missing by her family two days ago was discovered stuffed in a box in her home in Gagay Wali village in Gujranwala. Police suspect the minor may have been sexually abused before being murdered and have arrested a relative for questioning. For more human rights stories, keep reading.