Minister directs strict punsihment for those involoved in assaulting of girl in DI Khan

DI Khan girl paraded naked

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Mumtaz Tarar Tuesday said that those involved in incident of assaulting teenage girl in Dera Ismail Khan would not be spared and to be given strict punishment as per law.
He stated this while responding to Calling Attention Notice regarding cases of human rights abuse especially against women during recent weeks in the country.
The minister said that federal government immediately reacted to the incident soon after its happening and a Director of the ministry reached in the area, lodged the FIR under non-bailable offence and helped in recording the statement before the magistrate.
He said that FIR had been registered against nine persons and three accused had also given confessional statements. He said that one accused was still absconding and efforts were underway to arrest him.
He said that such incidents could not be tolerated and provincial government was also taking steps to arrest the absconding criminal. …APP

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