Sheikhupura: Man arrested for sexually assaulting his own grand daughter
The disturbing incident of incest occurred in Sharaqpur, a town in Sheikhupura district.
Sharaqpur, a town in Sheikhupura district sees a disturbing incident of incest as a man is held for sexually assaulting his own granddaughter. He was harassing the 13 years old victim for four months. Sharaqpura is located in Punjab, about 40 kilometers away from provincial capital Lahore.
As per the details of the complaint registered at the police station by the victim’s brother, the alleged culprit repeatedly subjected her to sexual abuse over the course of the past few months. He came to know about her ordeal from her mother, also the suspect’s daughter.
“He violated the sanctity of the grandfather-granddaughter bond by sexually assaulting my sister,” stated the victim’s brother, urging that justice should be assured for her and an example should be made out of the culprit. The victim belongs to a working-class family and has six siblings.
The case was reported only a few days after the prime suspect in the Chunian case was arrested. Following the Chunian incident, another child sexual abuse scandal was unfolded in Faisalabad, where more than 30 children have been sexually abused.
The launch of ‘Mera Bacha Alert’ App:
Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to launch ‘Mera Bacha Alert’ as the child abduction cases in the country ring alarm bells. The purpose of the application is to follow-up and keep track of the child abduction, missing cases in Pakistan.
It will be connected to Pakistan Citizen Portal and will keep track of progress on any case. According to a press release issued by the PM Office Media Wing, the application will be created and launched within two weeks.
As per the details available as for now, following the registration of a missing child on the application, the data will be shared with provincial inspectors general of police (IGPs) and other senior officers through the same app. (READ MORE HERE)
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