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1164 sexually assaulted during six months

16 October, 2006

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ISLAMABAD: In the first 6 months of the current year, 1164 boys and girls were sexually assaulted in the country, according to a report.

The report said that 7 per cent were sexually assaulted by the police officials, pir, teachers, doctors and prisoners.

It was said in the report that 73 per cent boys while 27 per cent girls were sexually assaulted. In Punjab 789 cases were reported while in Sindh 276, in Islamabad 68, in NWFP 21 and in Balochistan 10 cases were reported.

71 per cent cases were reported in the rural areas while in urban areas 29 per cent cases were reported.

In child related crime, abduction of girls for sexuality assault have been increased immensely and 401 girls were abducted for this purpose.

It is worth to mention that hundred of cases not registered formally.


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