Pakistan: 11-year-old Hindu boy sexually assaulted, murdered in Sindh

0
34


Image source: PTI / REPRESENTATIVE (FILE).

An 11-year-old Hindu boy was sexually assaulted and killed in Pakistan.

Peculiarities

  • SHO said the boy was strangled before the perpetrators raped him.
  • There have been several reports of atrocities against Hindus and other minorities in Pakistan.
  • In Pakistan, cases of sexual abuse of children often surface

An 11-year-old Hindu boy was sexually assaulted and brutally murdered in Pakistan’s Sindh province, according to a media report Saturday.

The boy went missing Friday night, and his body was later found Saturday in an abandoned house in Babarloi town in the Khairpur Mir district of the province, his family said.

“The whole family was busy celebrating the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev. We do not know how the child disappeared. He was found dead at 11:00 pm, ”said Raj Kumar, a relative of the child. Express Tribune newspaper.

“He was a fifth grade student and was born in 2011,” he said, adding that fear gripped the entire area following the horrific incident.

A SHO officer at Babarloi Police Station said the boy was strangled before the perpetrators raped him.

“We arrested two men, one of whom confessed to the crime,” the SHO said.

Zubair Mahar of the Sukkur Child Protection Authority said the minor’s body also bore signs of torture. According to him, this is the second such incident in the province in the past few weeks.

“Some time ago, a minor girl from the Hindu community in Saleh Pat, Sukkur region, disappeared. The police also announced a reward of Rs 2.5 million for her recovery, but it was all in vain, ”Mahar said.

There have been several reports of atrocities against Hindus and other minorities in Pakistan.

According to the 2017 census, Hindus make up the largest religious minority in Pakistan, followed by Christians as the second largest religious minority. Ahmadis, Sikhs and Parsis are also prominent religious minorities in Pakistan.

Sexual violence against children is also common in Pakistan. Earlier this week, Rawalpindi police arrested a school teacher suspected of sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl at a school in the garrison town.

Latest world news



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here