Cases of child abuse are increasing day by day in Pakistan. Another case was reported in the school of Charsadda where a seven-year-old grade two student has been abused by a watchman at her school in the Khanmai area of Charsadda.
A little girl is currently receiving treatment in the hospital. The suspect was arrested by the police. Police said that when a girl returns home from school she was in a lot of pain and crying. The girl told her parents that the school watchman sexually assaulted her. When she was taken to hospital doctors confirmed the abuse.
Police registered an FIR upon the request of parents and based on the doctor’s report. FIR was registered against watchman under sections 376 of PPC, section of an attempt to rape, and a crime against a minor.
After 12-hour police detained the criminal. When the watchman was questioned he conceded his crime.
Incidents of sexual abuse are regularly happening in KPK and the rest of Pakistan despite strong sentences to such offenders.
An NGO name Sahil working on protecting children from sexual & other abuses said in its report that 729 girls & 575 boys became a victim of child molestation in Pakistan in first 6 months of 2019. Similarly, 378 children were abducted and 12 boys and four girls were killed after sexual assault.