KP PA condemns incident of children abuse

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Monday passed unanimous resolution to condemn the incident of abuse of children in district Kasur and demanded bringing of the culprits into justice to award them severe punishment.

The joint resolution of the opposition and treasury benches was read out by Nighat Yasmin Orakzai of PPP in the house. The resolution was carrying the signatures of the mover, Nighat Yasmin Orakzai, Provincial Ministers Inayatullah Khan, Atif Khan, Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi, Sardar Hussain Babak (ANP), Shah Hussain JUI-F, Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotah (PML-N), Bakht Baidar Khan (QWP) and Akbar Hayat Khan (PML-N).

Through the resolution, the house condemned the incident of the abuse of children in district Kasur and demanded strict action against the accused involved in the incident and bringing them to justice.

The issue was earlier raised by the woman legislator on a point of order and termed it a shameful act. She said that the shameful incident has bowed the heads of the whole nation.

She said that the culprits has abused such a large number of children and have made their video clips to further blackmail their parents. She requested both media and police for not disclosing the names of the victims of such incidents.

Others who condemned and demanded exemplary punishment for the culprits were included Bakht Baidar of QWP, Sardar Hussain Babak (ANP) and Qurban Ali Khan (PTI).

The Speaker relaxed rules to allow the mover to present the resolution. The resolution was to vote and the house adopted it unanimously.