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Public hanging of child molesters is against the Constitution


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Feb, 2020. 10:37 am
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Farogh Naseem

Barrister Farogh Naseem, Federal Minister for Law and Justice Barrister said that public hanging of child molesters is against the Constitution.

He was talking to media in London.

Farogh Naseem said law allowing public hanging of child rapists will not be passed.

The minister ruling out the impression of removal of the government said that the PTI-led government will complete its five-year constitutional term and all the allies are on board.

Mr Naseem said the federal government will not allow Maryam Nawaz to leave the country as she convicted in the corruption cases.

The government will move to the Suprme Court, if Maryam provided relief from the LHC,

He said that Shahbaz Sharif is in London on the orders of the Lahore High Court.

The law minister said government striving hard for corruption-free Pakistan,

Stern action will be taken against the flour and the sugar mafias.

He further added the government not doing any legislation to control the social media.

Furthermore He  defended the decision of taking a bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF),

Farogh Naseem said the economy in worsening condition, when PTI government came into power.

Moreover he said We had to move to the IMF to save the country from being default.

Public hanging Resolution

On Feb 7th,  National Assembly adopted a resolution calling for hanging of the child abuse convicts publicly with a majority vote amid opposition from the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).

Ali Muhammad Khan, PTI lawmaker and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, tabled resolution in the lower house.

He said that the Prime Minister wants hanging punishment for the child abuse convicts.

“When we raised the issue of a public hanging in the National Assembly’s standing committee on Human Right, it was opposed,”

the parliamentary minister said adding that the government desires a new law aimed at the hanging of the convicts.

He further asked the opposition if it is ready to support the bill or not.

Imran Khattak also seconded demand for the adopting the resolution calling for public hanging.

Former Prime Minister and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Parliamentarian Raja Pervaiz Ashraf,

However opposed move saying that the country has signed a UN Charter against public hangings and if it adopted then the world would not accept it.

Earlier that day, the National Assembly briefed that the incidents of sexual harassment of children in the Islamabad.

Claiming that it had witnessed a decrease with 60 cases registered in 2019 as compared to 66 cases in the previous year-2018.

The report tabled in the lower house of the Parliament said that 80 people accused of committing the act  held during 2018

While 75 nabbed in 2019.

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