RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari stated Thursday the issue was not within the legislation however its implementation within the rampant baby abuse circumstances throughout Pakistan.
Speaking on the Judicial Complex after attorneys briefed her on the Zohra Shah case, Mazari stated the federal government has already enacted legal guidelines on baby labour and that children underneath the age of 14 can’t be employed for home work.
“The Zohra Shah torture and murder case is a very important one for us. It’s a test case,” she stated.
Noting that her aim was to assist and guarantee there was justice within the case, she stated there punishment needs to be meted out in response to the legislation.
“The problem is not the law but the implementation of the law,” the minister stated.
Mazari added that complaints concerning lacking children and baby abuse incidents may be lodged on the Zainab Alert app.
Maid killed for by chance letting parrots free
Zohra Shah, an eight-year-old home assist also referred to as Zahra Shah in worldwide media stories, was tortured to loss of life in Rawalpindi by her employers again in May 2020 after she by chance freed two costly parrots, in response to media.
A person, recognized as Hassan Siddiqui and who labored in shopping for and promoting unique birds, had employed little Zohra to take care of his youngsters. Police informed The Independent that she “was cleaning the cage when she inadvertently let the two parrots free”.
“Hassan and his wife got infuriated and brutally beat the maid,” a police spokesperson had stated on the time, including that Siddiqui confessed that he and his spouse thrashed the lady in a match of anger.
It was Siddiqui who had introduced Zohra to the hospital however he vanished from the scene earlier than he may very well be linked to her. The eight-year-old, nevertheless, succumbed to her accidents a day later.