Cleric arrested for raping minor student

DPO Okara says sexual abuse will not be tolerated under any circumstances

News Desk June 20, 2024

A cleric was arrested on Thursday for raping his young student in Punjab’s Qila Sondha Singh, Express News reported.

According to the police, Qari Ikram, who teaches Qur’an memorisation to children at a mosque in Qila Sondha Singh, lured his young student to his living quarters within the mosque and assaulted him.

The young victim reported the abuse that led to an immediate arrest of Qari by the Hujra Shah Muqeem police.

The police took the accused into custody and registered a case against him.

District Police Officer (DPO) Okara stated that incidents of child abuse and sexual violence will not be tolerated under any circumstances.


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