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In a roundtable discussion organized by the YGA, stakeholders presented remedies to existing lacunae in the criminal justice system, and urged authorities to take an active approach to ending gender-based crimes.
The Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM), along with the Hindu community and civil society organizations held a protest against the June 28 abduction of an eight-year-old son of a Hindu trader and non-cooperation of police in registering a case.
A search operation for the body of 22 y/o Sabahat in the Kingerwali Canal is currently underway. She was murdered by her brother and uncle for "honour" on Monday.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has seen a series of attacks on transgender persons across cities in the past week, leading to the killing of two members of the transgender community and injuries to six others. Activists say killers have walked free in 90 murder cases of transgender persons since 2015.
Police arrested one Sibtain Khan for opening fire on five Khawaja Siras in their home in Upper Channia, Mansehra district, before fleeing Sunday night. Four survivors are in critical condition despite emergency surgery.
Kunjah police have registered a case against an unidentified man for throwing acid on a widowed mother of three.
A transgender was sexually assaulted by two men in the Pir Wadhai area.