Turbat: 2 Children subjected to sexual abuse

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Turbat: 2 Children subjected to sexual abuse

Matiullah Khan 

Two children subjected to sexual abuse in Balochistan’s district Kech, Turbat on Monday. Sher Jan, a police officer said four accused subjected two minors to sexual abuse in Buleda tehsil of Kech district.

Police have arrested one accused and three accused are still at large. “We are interrogating the arrested accused”, Sher Jan said. The accused arrested by police identified as Sagheer. The ages of the minors could not be confirmed.

Parents of the children had nominated four accused of sexual abuse. Police are in search of the remaining accused involved in the incident, he said. All four accused had raped the two minors in Bat Koray area of Buleda tehsil.

This incident has come three weeks after an eight-year-old boy raped and murdered in Balochistan’s Kalat district. Police arrested all three-accused involved in the murder and rape of the minor boy.

Chief Justice Balochistan High Court (BHC), Mr. Justice Jamal Mandokhail had taken notice of the increasing child abuse in the province. The Chief Judge of the province had directed all commissioners to submit data about the incidents. The court had also directed the subordinate courts to expedite and dispose of such cases timely.

Violence against women, children on a constant rise in Balochistan 

In Balochistan, violence against women and children increased recently. Women and human rights activists have expressed a concerned voice about the increasing violence. “Violence against women and children appears to be rampant”, Allauddin Khilji, who heads the regional office of Aurat Foundation said.

Ayesha Wadood, the head of the UN Women Sub-Office says this year 17 women have been killed in the name of ‘honor killings’ in Balochistan. “There must be an end to such brutal acts”, she demanded.

Turbat: 2 Children subjected to sexual abuse

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