ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Inside will obtain separate briefings from officers of regulation enforcement businesses of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday on incidents of rape and homicide of minor women in Kasur and Mardan.
In accordance with a revised agenda of the assembly of the committee, headed by former inside minister Rehman Malik, the members may also obtain a briefing on the federal government’s coverage on the Exit Management Record.
Initially, the committee assembly was convened just for a briefing “on the incident of rape and homicide of eight-yr-previous Zainab in Kasur (Punjab)” and to take up 4 totally different payments, together with the Safety of the Rights of the Transgender Individuals Invoice and the Miscarriage of Justice (Compensation) Invoice. However the Senate Secretariat issued a brand new agenda on Friday, excluding all of the 4 payments, and together with a briefing on the incident of rape and homicide of 4-yr-previous Asma in Mardan, KP.
The nation has been within the grip of shock after the restoration of the physique of eight-yr-previous Zainab Amin from a rubbish heap in Kasur on Jan 9. Zainab was kidnapped from her neighbourhood on Jan four when her mother and father have been in Saudi Arabia to carry out Umrah.
Her post-mortem report recommended that she was raped and later murdered.
The information shocked all the nation, triggering violence in Kasur when residents agitated towards the police’s inaction over the rape and homicide of Zainab, the twelfth such case to happen inside a two-kilometre radius of the town in a yr. Two individuals have been killed by gunshot wounds as enraged protesters, armed with sticks and stones, tried to storm the deputy commissioner’s workplace and clashed with police.
Tv footage confirmed a policeman firing instantly into the advancing mob earlier than being advised to fireside into air.
The prime suspect within the case, nevertheless, stays at giant regardless of the provincial administration and police forming a number of committees and a number of other businesses engaged on the case.
Whereas opposition events have been utilizing the Kasur incident to focus on the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz authorities in Punjab, media reported an analogous incident in Mardan within the PTI-dominated KP province. The physique of 4-yr-previous Asma was present in sugarcane fields in Mardan a day after she went lacking.
The medico-authorized report of the woman prompt that she died by strangulation and in addition pointed to sexual violence towards her.
The Nationwide Meeting has additionally constituted a ten-member particular committee via a decision to look into youngster abuse instances to curb such crimes by making full use of authorized cures, efficient investigation and speedy prosecution. The committee has been given one month to provide you with its suggestions.
The multi-get together committee includes Talal Chaudhry, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Zahid Hamid, Shaista Pervaiz, Shahida Akhtar Ali, Romina Khurshid, Azra Fazl Pechuho, Muhammad Khan, Kihwar Zehra and Sahibzada Tariqullh.
The particular committee was scheduled to satisfy on Monday to elect its chairperson, however the Nationwide Meeting Secretariat on Sunday introduced that the assembly had now been cancelled.
Revealed in Daybreak, January twenty second, 2018
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