Seven-year-old girl raped, murdered in Mohlanwal
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There is no let-up in incidents of child abuse in the country as a seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Mohlanwal area of Lahore, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Monday.
Police, however, managed to arrest both the suspects in the case.
According to preliminary interrogation, Rizwan, the main suspect in the case, is Ayesha’s cousin, who reportedly kidnapped her in connivance with his friend Allah Ditta.
Both then raped her and later killed her before throwing her body into a pond.
Ayesha’s parents told media that when their child had gone missing, they searched her everywhere, adding even the perpetrators of the crime joined them in the search in order to give an impression that they were completely innocent.
55-year-old man rapes nine-year-old girl in Multan
A 55-year-old man raped a nine-year-old girl in the jurisdiction of Shah Rukne Alam police station in Multan, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Monday.
According to victim’s family, the man took the girl to a room where he raped her and later left the room, leaving her unconscious. The girl was then shifted to Nishtar Hospital.
Police later arrested the man on the complaint lodged by girl’s father Rafaqat.
Farzana Bari, a social activist, has demanded imposing national emergency and enacting stringent laws in order to deal with the increasing cases of child abuse in the country.
PML-N leader Azma Bukhari has said nobody is concerned about the issue. “Although laws exist, but there is no implementation on them,” she regretted.
Psychologists, on the other hand, have called for giving severe punishments to the pedophiles since these instilled fear in the hearts of people.