Senator Rehman Malik takes notice of minor’s abuse

Islamabad: Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator Rehman Malik has taken a serious notice of the matter of four-year old girl Fatima Zafar in the rural area of Barakahu, Islamabad who was allegedly sexually assaulted and found unconscious in the bushes nearby.

He has directed the Secretary Interior, I.G. Police Islamabad, Chief Commissioner, ICT to submit a detailed report of the incident in the next meeting of the Committee. He has also directed that the culprits should be identified through DNA tests and no stone be left unturned to give them an exemplary punishment.

Senator Rehman Malik expressed his dismay on the alarming increase in the child abuses incidents, across the country.

He has directed the Secretary Interior to bring a law suggesting more stringent punishment for those who commit such heinous crime against the children.

He also added that there is a dire need to introduce legislation so that the recurrence of child abuses could be curbed once for all. Meanwhile, he has also urged the parents to create awareness among their children.