ATC CLAUSE INCORPORATED IN FIR OF RAPE VICTIM SAWERA
– SHAMIM MUMTAZ
LETTER SENT TO IG SINDH FOR DEPUTING FOCAL PERSON TO PREVENT VOILENCE ON CHILDREN – MINISTER SOCIAL WELFARE
KARACHI, January 23: Sindh Minister for Social Welfare Shamim Mumtaz said that ATC clause has been incorporated in the FIR of rape victim Sawera adding that culprits will soon be brought behind the bar.
Provincial Minister on Monday spoke with high officials of police and sought progress report in connection with investigations of the incident.
She said that PPP MNA Ms. Faryal Talpur and BB Aseefa Bhutto Zardari have taken notice of incident. She said that daily progress report in connection with investigation is sent to Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah.
She said that Sawera has been shifted to ward on Monday and her condition was stable. She said that girl was still in trauma and no one was allowed to meet her except parents.
She further informed that DNA sample of arrested 8 suspects has been conducted while identification parade or showing picture of arrested person to girl was not possible yet due to her mental condition.
She said that Deputy Director Child Welfare Fozia Massom and other staff have been directed to stay at Civil Hospital and provide assistance to girl family.
She also informed that SP rank officer of police department will be posted at divisional level to prevent incident of violence on children, in this regard she added that a letter has been sent to Inspector General Sindh.
HANDOUT NO: 59/2017 (FHB)
DIRECTORATE OF PRESS INFORMATION
Karachi dated the 23rdJanuary 2017