PA condemns Kasur child rape and murder, demands action from Punjab govt

The Sindh Assembly has passed a unanimous resolution condemning the horrific rape and murder of a minor girl in Kasur district and demanded that Punjab government and law-enforcement agencies put in extraordinary effort to catch the culprits and bring them to task.

Two resolutions were moved by both the treasury and opposition lawmakers and clubbed together on Thursday expressing sympathy with the aggrieved family and calling for the adoption of stringent measures nationwide to prevent sexual abuse and assault of children in the future.

“This House vehemently condemns the heinous incident that occurred in Kasur in which a seven-year-old [sic] girl Zainab was raped and murdered. This house resolves and recommends the Government of Sindh to approach the Punjab Government to prosecute the culprits and to take every possible step for a speedy trial so that no such incident takes place in future,” states the resolution moved by Pakistan Peoples Party MPA Khairunnisa Mughal and…

Original published: 2018-01-12 05:00:00 Read the full Karachi News here

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