LHC orders hearing of Kasur child abuse case in ATC


LAHORE: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court (LHC) Manzoor Ahmed Malik on Tuesday has summoned Inspector General (IG), Home Secretary and Prosecutor General Punjab tomorrow for hearing Kasur Child abuse case in Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC).

As per details, the case was heard by CJ Manzoor Ahmed during which the counsel told the court that there is no provision of terrorism in Kasur child abuse case.

He said that the incident has created an environment of fear among the locals, therefore, the authorities should include provision of terrorism in FIR.

Subsequently, CJ has approved the plea admissible and called on authorities into the matter.

NA passes unanimous resolution condemning Kasur incident

Following the passage of a resolution condemning the Kasur child abuse scandal in the Senate, the National Assembly on Monday also passed a unanimous resolution seeking the harshest possible punishments for the culprits.

Members of the lower house of the Parliament expressed solidarity with the victimised children and their parents.

They demanded legislation to thwart such heinous crimes from happening in the future. Meanwhile, DPO Kasur Rai Babar Saeed has suspended SHO Ganda Singh Wala Police Station, Mehar Akmal over suspicions of abetting the suspects.

The complainants had alleged that SHO Akmal was favouring the suspects to hide their crimes.

Main Accused Hasseb Amir has reportedly confessed to subjecting the children to sexual abuse and filming their videos.