- Minor Hindu boy brutally murdered after sexual assault in Pakistan
- Police arrested two accused, one confessed to the crime
- Traces of torture found on the child’s body, Child Protection Authority also in action
An 11-year-old Hindu boy has been sexually assaulted and brutally murdered in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The boy’s family members said that he suddenly went missing on Friday evening. His body was found on Saturday in a deserted house in Babarloi town of Khairpur Mir area of Sindh province. Police has arrested two people in this case.
Entire family was busy in Guru Nanak Jayanti
The Express Tribune quoted the boy’s relative Raj Kumar as saying that the entire family was busy with the celebrations for the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. We do not know how the child went missing. He was found dead in the house at 11 pm. The SHO of Babarloi police station said that the criminals strangled the boy to death after sexually assaulting him. The SHO said that we have arrested two people, out of which one has confessed to his crime.
Marks of torture on minor’s body
Zubair Mahar of the Child Protection Authority, Sukkur, said the minor’s body also had marks of torture. He said that this is the second such incident in the state in the last few weeks. Mahar said that sometime back, a minor girl from the Hindu community had gone missing in Saleh Pat in Sukkur district. The police also announced a reward of Rs 25 lakh for his recovery, but it all went in vain.
Minor Hindu girls also tortured in Pakistan
According to the human rights organization Movement for Solidarity and Peace (MSP), more than 1000 Christian and Hindu women or girls are abducted in Pakistan every year. After which they are converted and married according to Islamic customs. Most of the victims are in the age group of 12 to 25 years.
Hearing is not done due to lack of access to the victims
The human rights body also said that the figure could be higher as most cases are not registered by the police. Most of the girls kidnapped are from the poor since then. Those who do not have any news-takers. Due to this negligence is also shown at the administrative level.