- A 3-year-old woman has been reportedly raped in Dadu
- Police say they’ve arrested the suspect, who is alleged to be 18 years of age, and an investigation is underway
- Docs say the kid is in a critical situation, whereas her household has demanded the authorities to hold the offender
SUKKUR: A 3-year-old woman has been reportedly raped within the Chhano Shahabad Mohalla of Dadu metropolis, whereas the accused has been arrested and an investigation is underway, police mentioned Thursday.
Police mentioned the woman is the daughter of a labourer and had gone out of the home to play when the suspect took maintain of her and allegedly raped her.
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Quickly after receiving a grievance associated to the tragic incident, police mentioned it arrested the alleged rapist who, based on the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dadu Aijaz Ahmed Shaikh, is eighteen years of age.
In accordance with the primary info report (FIR) registered by the police concerning the incident, the suspect allegedly raped the kid and despatched her house.
Upon receiving a name from the household of the sufferer, the feminine Station Home Officer (SHO) of the Benazir Jamali Police Station, alongside together with her staff, reached the sufferer’s home and rushed the woman to the Dadu Civil Hospital. Docs tending to the sufferer confirmed her age to be three and advised the police that her situation is critical.
Upon the household’s grievance, the suspect was instantly taken into custody for additional investigation. SSP Dadu Aijaz Ahmed Shaikh mentioned he has assured the sufferer’s household of speedy justice.
PPP MPA from Dadu, Pir Mujeeb ul Haq, condemned the incident and requested SSP Dadu to punish the suspect as quickly as attainable if discovered responsible.
Accused introduced earlier than ATC
In accordance with the police, the suspect was introduced earlier than an anti-terrorism court docket (ATC) in Naushahro Feroze the place the decide ordered a six-day bodily remand for him. An in depth investigation associated to the matter is underway.
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Rape circumstances and convictions in Pakistan
In accordance with official statistics of 2020, no less than 11 rape incidents are reported in Pakistan every single day, with over 22,000 circumstances filed throughout the nation within the final six years. Nonetheless, solely 77 — or 0.03% — of the accused have been convicted.
A complete of twenty-two,037 circumstances of sexual abuse have been registered since 2015, of which 4,060 circumstances had been pending within the courts. Sadly, solely 18% reached the prosecution stage.