Perpetrators of heinous crime against girl in D.I.Khan to be dealt as per law: Mumtaz Tarar

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ISLAMABAD :Minister for Human Rights Mumtaz Tarar on Tuesday said that those involved in incident of assaulting teenage girl in Dera Ismail Khan would not be spared and strict action should be taken against them as per law.He stated this while responding to Calling Attention Notice regarding cases of human rights abuse especially against women during recent weeks in the country. The minister said that federal government immediately reacted to the incident soon after its happening and a Director of the ministry reached in the area, lodged the FIR under non-bailable offence and helped in recording the statement before the magistrate. He said that FIR has been registered against nine persons and three accused has also given confessional statements. He said that one accused is still absconding and efforts are underway to arrest him. He said that such incidents can’t be tolerated and provincial government is also taking steps to arrest the absconding criminal.

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