Child Rights Violation Cases

IHC Judgement on Child Custody

This case involves the future of a young girl (Meher Fatima) who lost her mother to epilepsy when she was barely two years old. At the time when her mother was unwell and subsequently in hospital, she was at the house of her maternal grandmother being looked after by her maternal family, including a maternal uncle and unmarried aunt along…

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…

Man held for recording girl’s video in hostel washroom

LAHORE: The Lytton Road police arrested a man for allegedly recording an objectionable video of a young girl in the washroom of a hostel where she was staying along with other girls. The victim girl said that she was taking a bath when she suddenly noticed someone was recording her…

Court reunites child with mother

RAWALPINDI: “There can be no better guardian for a child than his own mother, there is no substitute for the mother.” These were the remarks of a Rawalpindi Additional District and Sessions Judge with which he declared a father’s move to send his 10-year-old child over to a friend during…

Principal held for sexually assaulting female student

Police have arrested the principal of a private school in Orangi Town for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a matriculation student and beating her when she resisted. According to details, the incident occurred within the jurisdiction of Iqbal Market Police Station. The principal allegedly took the student into his office,…

Girls education remains a challenge in militancy-hit Bara

KHYBER: The deplorable condition of most of the public sector primary schools for girls, shortage of teaching staff and inaccessibility of students to educational institutions beyond primary level have been cited to be three major hurdles to promotion of female education in the militancy-affected Bara tehsil of Khyber tribal district.…

Seminary teacher held for rape of two minor boys

MUZAFFARGARH: Police arrested on 7 June 2024 a seminary teacher for allegedly raping his two minor students students and threatening them with torture if they disclosed the assault. As per Daira Din Pannah police, the complainant, Jalal Din, said in his application that his son and a nephew, aged between…

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…

Girls hostel staff, owners booked as camera found in washroom

LAHORE: The police lodged a case against the owners and staff of a private girls` hostel in Johar Town for recording videos of the residents through hidden cameras installed in washrooms, causing apprehensions that these clips may be sold and used in the `dark web` or social media. The matter…

Parents, brother held for murdering girl in Shangla

SHANGLA: The police on 31st May arrested the parents and a brother of a girl along with his wife for allegedly murdering her at home. The police made the arrests after the medical report revealed that the girl was allegedly murdered at home. Alpuri police station SHO Bakht Zahir Khan…

Teacher arrested for torching Waziristan school

MIRANSHAH: The North Waziristan police on 29 May 2024 claimed that a schoolteacher was involved in torching a girls’ middle school in Razmak area of the district. Police informed The Express Tribune that the educator, Farid, who had been repeatedly warned for harassing female students at the school, was now…

Boy killed after resisting sexual assault

LARKANA: A teenage boy was killed reportedly when he resisted two suspects` attempt to subject him to sexual assault in Jogi locality in the jurisdiction of Ratodero police station on 23rd May 2024. Police had arrested a man, who was suspected to be involved in the murder of the 13-year-old…
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