4th grader allegedly impregnated by teacher in Larkana

Accused confesses to his crime; court grants seven-day physical remand


Sarfaraz Memon March 03, 2016
PHOTO: REUTERS

SUKKUR: A fourth-grader has been repeatedly raped by her teacher in the Nauabad village, Larkana district, until she became pregnant, alleges her family which is now under pressure from local elite for withdrawing the case.

The family of M Kalhoro, a farmer in the riverine area of the Indus River, was devastated when they discovered that their 13-year-old daughter *R was pregnant after being repeatedly raped by her teacher. Kalhoro filed a case with the Hatri Ghulam Shah police and the teacher was arrested.

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The district and sessions court on Wednesday granted seven-day physical remand of the teacher who, according to SHO Muhammad Urs Noonari, has confessed to his crime in the court.

*R was a student of Class-IV in the Government Primary School. A few days ago, she started vomiting and stopped eating. When mother asked her, she disclosed that her teacher, Muzafar Mirani, raped her for more than three months.

Kalhoro went to the police station and lodged an FIR against the schoolteacher.

The police also gave Kalhoro a letter for medical examination of his daughter, and a lady doctor confirmed that the girl was three-month pregnant. Subsequently, the police arrested the teacher.

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Meanwhile, sources said Kalhoro tried to meet the Sindh home minister and the provincial police chief, but DSP Yar Muhammad Rind did not allow him. (*Name has been with held to protect identity of victim)

Published in The Express Tribune, March 3rd, 2016.

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COMMENTS (22)

Anonymous | 5 years ago | Reply Why not cut off this man's ----- finish the source of his evil! Death is just too easy for him! Shame on you! You must have a daughter/ wife/ mother, or have you forgotten how you came in to this world you miserable excuse of a man
Bewildered | 5 years ago | Reply @wb: "According to sharia this cannot be rape, since the girl is 9 years old." If Hindu Sharia can allow Ram Karishna to marry to 16,400 nymphs and Devi Durapadi to marry 5 brothers the same day (imagine me first scene), then you shouldn't be criticizing Sharia of any other religion. Should you?
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