Seminary teacher arrested for 'rape' of nine-year-old boy in Karachi

Police register case on complaint of victim's family


Faraz Khan March 18, 2018
Hammad teaches at the Khola Albinyat Madrassa which is located at the Bismillah Chowk Saeedabad. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

KARACHI: Police arrested a seminary teacher for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor boy in Karachi on Sunday.

Qari Hammad, the accused, was arrested in the Saeedabad area of Baldia Town.

"We've registered a case against Qari Hammad on the complaint of the victim's family,"District West Police chief SSP Omar Shahid Hamid said.

Shakeel Khan, the victim's father, claimed that Hammad raped his nine-year-old son.

Hammad teaches at the Khola Albinyat Madrassa located at the Bismillah Chowk in Saeedabad.

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Saeedabad police have registered a case in this regard and an investigation is underway. The victim was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for a medical.

The incident comes in the wake of the Ministry of Human Rights revealing that since 2013 a whopping 17, 862 cases of child abuse have been reported in the country, including girls and boys.

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