Sun. Dec 5th, 2021

Three arrested for sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy in Gilgit

Gilgit: Police has arrested three people on charges of sexually abusing a boy at a private hotel in Gilgit. The hotel has been sealed.

According to details, the child was allegedly raped at a hotel by three individuals who have been arrested by the police.

Relatives of the child have staged a protest demonstration, demanding severe punishment for the offenders.

Sexual abuse of boys at small hotels, shops, mechanical workshops and other spaces is a major issue in parts of Gilgit-Baltistan, including Gilgit city. However, the issue remains least discussed due to social taboos and stigmas.

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