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Pakistan: Minor woman allegedly raped, murdered in Karachi’s Surjani Town space

Karachi [Pakistan], April 5 (ANI): A minor woman was allegedly raped and murdered in Karachi’s Surjani Town space on Wednesday, ARY News reported.

According to the police, the woman’s physique was present in a manhole close to the Surjani Town space.

According to particulars, a six-year-old woman was lacking from Karachi’s Surjani space on Tuesday. Her physique was discovered within the manhole close to her home a day later.

The police officers declared the loss of life as an ‘accident’ after which the woman’s physique was shifted to the hospital for a medico-legal course of. The police surgeon confirmed that the woman was sexually assaulted earlier than she was killed, based on ARY News.

The sufferer’s household demanded the instant arrest of the rapist-cum-murderer. Meanwhile, an FIR has been lodged towards unidentified individuals.

Meanwhile, Nikkei Asia lately reported {that a} younger girl out for a night stroll with a pal was crushed and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by two males in Fatima Jinnah Park, the biggest park within the capital. The assault on February 2 sparked an uproar on social media and protests by ladies’s advocacy teams. A rape case in Islamabad and the killing of the alleged assailants by the police have provoked renewed scrutiny of the rights of Pakistani ladies and flaws within the nation’s justice system.

Two weeks later, on February 16, the Islamabad police mentioned that each suspects had been killed in an alternate of gunfire after they had been stopped at a checkpoint.

The sufferer’s lawyer and others criticised what they mentioned had been extrajudicial killings, which the police division denies.

Experts say the episode highlights the difficulty of violence towards ladies and the necessity for overhauling the legal justice system.

In 2021, 5,200 rapes had been reported in Pakistan, based on the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). The conviction charge in rape instances is lower than 3 per cent, the activist organisation, War Against Rape says, Nikkei Asia reported. (ANI)