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Violence against women, children our red line: IG

By Our Correspondent
June 23, 2024
Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab Dr Usman Anwar addressing an event on December 17, 2023. — Facebook/Punjab Police Pakistan
Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab Dr Usman Anwar addressing an event on December 17, 2023. — Facebook/Punjab Police Pakistan

LAHORE: IG Punjab Dr Usman Anwar in a statement following the Lodhran incident said that in compliance with directions of Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, Punjab Police is implementing zero-tolerance policy on violence against children and women. He stressed that violence against children and women is our red line.

Punjab Police Lodhran has arrested the main accused involved in the torture inflicted upon 12-year-old domestic worker Ayesha Bibi by swift action.

IG Punjab stressed that perpetrators will not be spared, provision of justice will be ensured to affected girl and family. Following IG Punjab's directive, the affected girl has been transferred to the hospital for medical treatment. A case has been registered against the accused based on the complaint of the girl's mother at Lodhran City Police Station.

District Police Officer Kamran Mumtaz and SP Investigation Naseer Javaid Rana visited the scene of the incident.