Video shows boy kept chained at a madrassa in Sindh's TM Khan

Child says he has been chained on the orders of a feudal lord


News Desk October 27, 2017
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A video has emerged that shows a boy chained to a pole allegedly at a madrassa in Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh.

The child, who appears to be  seven or eight years old, tells the person making the video that he was chained on the orders of a "barra saien" (a feudal lord] named Sher Muhammad.

He goes on to claim that he had been kept chained for the last six or seven days.

When asked why he had been kept in captivity, he innocently replies, "For nothing."

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The boy also says that he can read the Holy Quran when he is asked about it.

He says that his family is at home and despite knowing that he is being kept chained, doing nothing about it.

At the conclusion of the video, the boy says that he has not been given anything to eat.

Last month, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by an influential landlord in Dadu, Sindh for refusing his marriage proposal.

According to reports, influential local landlord Khan Noohani of Jhangara Baraja Town in Dadu district had barged into Tania Khaskheli’s house and shot her dead.

 

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