SC takes notice of minors' gang rape -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

SC takes notice of minors’ gang rape

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Saturday directed the Punjab PPO to submit a report in his chamber on October 6 regarding the rape of a girl.

The chief justice took suo moto notice on a press report that a 10-year-old girl had gone to a bazaar to purchase household items within the limits of the Mansoorabad police station, Faisalabad, when Bilal and his accomplices kidnapped her. They later raped and murdered her and put her body in a box after gouging her eyes. Her body was found after four days.

Similarly, the chief justice took suo moto notice of gang rape of another girl in the house of her schoolteacher and directed the PPO to submit a report in this regard in his chamber on Oct 7.

The chief justice took the suo moto notice on a press report that a girl of class III, aged about nine years, had been gang-raped in the house of her schoolteacher in Chak No 23, Liaquat Pur, Rahim Yar Khan. She was thrown on the road later in a badly-injured condition, from where she was rushed to a hospital.
Source: The News
Date:10/4/2009