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Gang involved in trafficking of children for prostitution busted

KARACHI: Police on 22nd May 2024 claimed to have busted a gang allegedly involved in child trafficking and prostitution by arresting six suspects and recovering three children. `We have busted a gang involved in trafficking of children for prostitution, Orangi SP Saad Bin Ubaid told a press conference a this office. He said that on May 11, a boy had…

Policy Brief on Child Trafficking

This report represents a state-of-the-art legislative/policy framework on the issue of child trafficking in Pakistan including recommendations for its effective improvement/implementation. It is published by National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) with the support of UNICEF. Read Policy Briefing on Child Trafficking…

Man jailed for life in minor girl’s rape case

KARACHl: A district and sessions court has sentenced a man to life in prison for raping a nine-year-old girl within the remit of the Kalri police station. Additional District and Session Judge Ashraf Hussain Khowaja convicted Syed Rizwan Ali for assaulting the minor girl, who was his `close relative`. The…

Kasur child abuse case High court acquits two convicts

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on 24 April 2024 acquitted the two men who were handed down life imprisonment in one of the cases pertaining to Kasur child abuse scandal surfacing in 2015. A two-member LHC bench comprising Justice Shehram Sarwar Chaudhry and Justice Amjad Rafiq allowed the appeals of…

Man accused of raping, murdering girl arrested

GUJAR KHAN: Police on 17 April 2024 arrested a suspect accused of killing a girl after subjecting her to sexual assault. According to details, a 10-year-old girl who had gone missing around a fortnight ago from her house situated in Dulmi village, in the limits of Gujar Khan police station,…

Missing minor girl found killed in fields

NAROWAL: The minor girl, who had been abducted six days ago, was allegedly raped and found killed in fields. Muhammad Shakeel, a resident of Marth tehsil, told the police that he had come to his in-laws village Sarai Shah Fateh Tehsil, Pasrur, along with his family. He said on April…

Non-Muslim women vulnerable to forced conversion

ISLAMABAD: United Nations (UN) human rights experts have expressed dismay at the lack of protection for women and girls belonging to non-Muslim communities in Pakistan, saying that they remained vulnerable to forced marriages and conversions, Dawn.com reported. “Christian and Hindu girls remain particularly vulnerable to forced religious conversion, abduction, trafficking,…

Three detained in Child Murder Case

The Jamshoro district police have detained three suspects in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old Asia Mughal whose dead body was found in the ruins of an old house in Mahmood Shah Colony area of Kotri. Besides rounding up the suspects for interrogation, SP Muhammad Tahir Nawaz formed a…

Missing minor girl found dead in Kotri

DADU: An eight-year old girl, who had gone missing since evening a day before, was found dead in a desolate place in Kotri Site area on 8 April 2024. Father of the victim, Liaqat Ali Hazara, said that his daughter had left home in Mahmood Shah Colony in Kotri Site…

Missing Priya Kumari

Child abduction in Pakistan is not an unfamiliar and unlamented nuisance. It is only a matter of the magnitude of visibility each case receives. Dozens of unfortunate children gone missing are never able to make it to headlines for one or the other reason, while those that do, may not…

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