In a solemn visit to Dr. Faisal Masood Teaching Hospital in Sargodha, Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi extended his heartfelt condolences to the grieving mother and uncle of a young rape victim. With a commitment to ensuring justice, the Chief Minister personally met the victim and, accompanied by Inspector General of Police Dr. Usman Anwar, expressed deep compassion for the harrowing incident.
Chief Minister Naqvi unequivocally condemned the heinous act, likening the perpetrator to a beast and emphasizing the need for severe punishment and legal consequences. Affirming the government’s unwavering support, he pledged comprehensive care for the affected family and a relentless pursuit of justice.
In a subsequent media address, Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi expressed profound sorrow over the tragic incident and underscored the urgency of a swift trial. He pledged unwavering efforts to ensure the swift and severe punishment of the accused.
Acknowledging the alarming rise in child abuse cases, Chief Minister Naqvi called upon religious scholars to actively contribute to preventing such horrific incidents. The presence of Sargodha Commissioner, RPO, Deputy Commissioner, DPO, and hospital administration highlighted the collective commitment to addressing the issue.
The incident involved the rape of a three-year-old girl in Tiwana Park, a suburb of Sargodha, who was subsequently shifted to the hospital in critical condition. The perpetrator, a 16-year-old resident of Tiwana Park, allegedly took the toddler inside a house while she was playing with other children outside her home.