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    Custody Of Minor Child In Pakistan

  • Minor child recovered; two kidnappers held

    SIALKOT: Badiana police recovered on Thursday a Lahore-based minor child and arrested two kidnappers...

    The police traced the kidnappers through their mobile phone number and recovered the child besides arresting the couple...

  • Rescued family faced rape, death of child in custody

    Pakistan Army spokesperson rejects as propaganda reports that release was negotiatedThe couple said they were in Afghanistan to help villagers “who live deep inside Taliban-controlled Afghanistan where no NGO, no aid worker and no government has ever successfully been able to bring the necessary help”...

    Ms Coleman was pregnant at the time and had four children in captivity, but the birth of the fourth child had not been publicly...

  • Five remanded to police custody over Kasur child abuse case

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday remanded five men arrested in connection with the Kasur child abuse case to police custody for 28 days...

    “Police produced the five men in an anti-terrorism court where the judge remanded them into police custody for further interrogation for 28 days,“ said Lahore court's prosecutor Sheikh Saeed...

  • Girl custody case: SC summons child protection bureau’s officer

    ISLAMABAD: In response to a plea by PPP Senator Taj Haider, the Supreme Court directed a Punjab government officer on Thursday to attend the hearing on Dec 9, along with a minor girl given in her protection in a child custody case...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali asked Nazia Tabbasum, a child protection officer of Punjab’s Child Protection & Welfare Bureau, to appear before it along with...

  • Child, women beggars taken into custody

    GUJRAT: The Child Protection and Welfare Bureau on Monday took into custody at least 15 child beggars from various roads and squares of the city...

    The team took some 15 children into custody whereas some women along with minors were also detained...

  • Kidnapped child flees captors’ custody

    Quoting the child, the official said that the boy was standing outside a seminary when three to four people put a piece of cloth on his face and he fainted...

    The official said that they also questioned the man about the whereabouts of the child...

  • SC gives temporary custody of 'tortured' child maid to orphanage

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave temporary custody of Tayyaba, the child maid allegedly tortured by her employers to Pakistan Sweet Homes, a government-sponsored orphanage...

    Last week, the apex court, after taking suo moto notice of the case, had ordered DNA tests to confirm the identity of the girl's parents after they submitted affidavits in court claiming that they had reached a settlement with the girls' employers, who have...

  • Iranian terrorist in Pakistan’s custody

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has for the first time officially accep­ted that Iranian terrorist Abdul Sattar Rigi is in its custody and asked Iran to seek his extradition through diplomatic channels...

    This was shared with Iranian officials at a meeting of the Pakistan-Iran Joint Border Com­mission at the Iranian city of Zahedan...

  • Indian soldier in custody since Sept 29 returned by Pakistan

    He had "wilfully crossed the LoC on September 29, 2016 and surrendered himself to the Pakistan Army," the press release said...

    As confusion ensued after the soldier's 'desertion' on Sep 29, 2016, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi, while talking to Al Jazeera, had said that Pakistan Army had "captured an Indian soldier who was trying to enter” into Pakistani territory...

  • Pakistan must stop dragging its feet and put an end to child marriages

    Much hullabaloo was created at last month when my bill, calling for an Amendment to the Child Marriage Restraint Act by raising the age restriction for girls from 16 to 18, was put up for debate in the relevant Standing Committee, and will now be put to a vote in the Senate again in the next session...

    And thus, I’d like to lay open before you my mind and reasoning as to why it is of the utmost importance to protect our girls from...

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