A cleric in Multan mosque has allegedly thrashed a 10-year-old girl, who learned from him the Holy Quran, “for taking a holiday”.
Laiba came home with bleeding mouth and broken teeth, her parents told Daily Aftab on Wednesday.
The child’s father, Muhammad Shaheen said his daughter was beaten for showing up after a holiday, adding that Qari Akbar tortured students for minor mistakes.
Another parent, Najma Bibi, said her son Shami was hit by steel rods for not memorising a lesson. The 12-year-old had torture marks on his body when he returned home, she added.
A protest was also lodge against Qari Akbar by Laiba’s parents along with others in front of the New Multan police station. The residents of Qaisarabad demanded strict action against the cleric.
The protest was ended after the divisional chairman of National Aman Committee ensured resolution of the issue.
Mother of three children,alleged illicit lover killed brutally in Nawabshah
Station House Officer ( SHO) of Bandhi town of Nawabshah told Daily Aftab that twenty five years old mother Parween and alleged paramour Muhammad Bux Jamali were killed in the name of honor by woman’s brother in law.
According to SHO, Rajpoot has confessed his crime and gave further news information to police. Rajpoot has told that he has observed that both bereaved were planning for their goals.
“If the families [of the victims] do not come to register a case, the First Investigation Report will be registered on the behalf of the state,” the SHO said, adding that the police was investigating the incident from various angles. These types of cases are increasing day by day and it is alarming situation for state.
The bodies of the victims were sent to Nawabshah for autopsy.